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What’s the Future of Life on Earth Worth to You?

By Shea Riester, Team Vermont At one point this may have been a facetious or cliched question, but it’s now deadly serious.  What is the future of human and animal life on earth–not some sort of utopian paradise, but simply … Continue reading

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Aug 4th Bridgeport Day of Action

Clips from our Rally! While this short video does not do the day justice, it’s a nice little tribute to the people inConnecticut who came out and supported the shutting down of the Bridgeport Harbor Power Station. Thank you to … Continue reading

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Ride your Bike, Change the World

Written by Jayson Castillo, Video Coordinator, Team RICONN According to the League of American Bicyclists, 40% of all trips in the U.S. are made within two miles of the home. This means that simply by trading our car keys for … Continue reading

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Our Diverse Partners

Written by Dan Rejto, Outreach Coordinator, Team RICONN Race, religion, sexuality, socioeconomic status, home. Diversity, or lack thereof, was the elephant in the room for much of Climate Summer training. And everyone could see it. Among our 28 riders there … Continue reading

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August 4th is Not a Test

Written by Alivia Ashenfarb, New Media Coordinator, Team RICONN Something in the air has changed. And I’m not talking about the pollution. Or my team’s dirty laundry. No, I’m talking about the wave, the flow of excitement and purpose that … Continue reading

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Ride your Bike, Change the World

Written by Jayson Castillo, Video Coordinator, Team RICONN According to League of American Bicyclists, 40% of all trips in the U.S. are made within two miles of the home. This means that by trading our car keys for a bike … Continue reading

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Team RICONN meets Sheila Dormody, Providence’s first Director of Sustainability

Footage captured by Jayson Castillo, Video Coordinator, Team RICONN Team RICONN had the opportunity to meet with Sheila Dormody, the former director of Clean Water Action and Providence’s first Director of Sustainability . We met with Sheila one  lovely afternoon in downtown Providence and … Continue reading

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Team RICONN meets with Connecticut’s Neighbor to Neighbor

Footage captured by Jayson Castillo, Video Coordinator, Team RICONN Team RICONN headed to the Hartford, CT office of Neighbor to Neighbor, a nonprofit community savings program that helps make residents’ homes more energy efficient. Here is a piece of the … Continue reading

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Team RICONN meets John Hall, Middletown’s Main Man for Energy Efficiency

Footage captured by Jayson Castillo, Video Coordinator, Team RICONN Here is a video we took of John Hall, a retired clergyman, member of the Middletown, CT  Clean Energy Task Force, and executive director of The Jonah Center for Earth and … Continue reading

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Interviews from the Road: Climate Summer’s Look at Farmers Markets

Videos captured by Jayson Castillo, Video Coordinator, Team RICONN Along the way, farmers markets have been one of Team RICONN’s most successfull venues for interacting with people, publicizing Climate Summer’s mission, and raising awareness about the many implications of climate change. … Continue reading

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