Author Archives: Kristin Jackson

A Day Out of Climate Summer

Written by Sara Mitsinikos, Media Coordinator, Team Maine Last week I had to leave Climate Summer for a mandatory family vacation. I was not pleased with having to leave my team to carry my weight both with the biking, as … Continue reading

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Community Gardens

Written by Laura Lea Rubino, Team Coordinator, Team Maine Before showing up for the start of Climate Summer I was unsure of what to expect for my upcoming two-month adventure. I knew I would be riding a bike, and I … Continue reading

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Would You Like Oil With That?

Written by Amanda Crawford-Staub, Outreach Coordinator, Team Main The dislike for deadly energy companies like oil, coal, and gas is loud. They profit billions of dollars, destroy our environment, and make us sick with little to no accountability for all … Continue reading

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New York vs. York

Written by Sara Mitsinikos, Media Co-Coordinator, Team Maine On Tuesday we had a potluck dinner, on the top of a mountain. I shouldn’t be complaining, it wasn’t our worst day. That would be the dreaded Pinnacle Drive: miles of hills … Continue reading

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Team Maine on TV

Returning home from our day of action, we had the pleasure of turning on the TV to channel 13 and seeing ourselves on the news! Check out the link below to see the short segment. http://www.wgme.com/news/top-stories/stories/wgme_vid_12961.shtml

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Day of Action

Written by Trevor Culhane, Media Co-Coordinator, Team Maine For all the planning that we had done, the morning of August 4th was surprisingly quiet. We woke up slowly, eating the morning’s oatmeal and checking email with little excitement. Of all the … Continue reading

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Team Maine Guest Blog Post

Written by Bob Klotz, 350 Maine The Climate Summer Riders (CSR) –Team Maine are having their Day of Action Event on August 4th – and YOU are invited! In 1978, I biked from my hometown in Maryland with a planned … Continue reading

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Breaking the Routine

Written by Kristin Jackson, New Media Coordinator, Team Maine Bend, grasp, pull, repeat. Sun crisping my shoulders, sweat beads forming on my hairline. Everywhere I turn, the telltale knee-high blades of brown and green have sprouted around me. Bend, grasp, … Continue reading

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Music in the Movement

Written by Amanda Crawford-Staub, Outreach Coordinator, Team Maine Team Maine loves music. Laura Lea has found herself at a piano in almost every church we’ve stayed and I can recognize whose music is playing in the hall given the genre. … Continue reading

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Radical Action, Coal Miners, And Everything In Between

Written by Trevor Culhane, Media Co-Coordinator, Team Maine When thinking about addressing climate change, there are a lot of things I could be doing to make an impact. Every time I see a successful protest, congressional bill, or community action, … Continue reading

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