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“Just… Good Vibes”

written by Hillary Bernhardt, New Hampshire Team Video Coordinator “Property has its duties as well as its rights.”  ~Thomas Drummon One of the most fascinating aspects of this experience has been the beautiful and amazing people that we have had … Continue reading

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Subsidies: A Love Story Pt. II

Written by: Hillary Bernhardt, Video Coordinator, Team New Hampshire This is the second installment to our teams three-part documentary regarding the subsidies surrounding fossil fuels. In this video, I took the approach of addressing head-on exactly where this money is … Continue reading

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Subsidies: A Love Story Part 1

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Written by Hillary Bernhardt, Video Coordinator, Team New Hampshire

One thing that has really struck a chord with me this summer is the inordinate amount of government money that is being poured into fossil fuels as well as the ridiculous amount of tax breaks these guys get for producing a form of energy that is killing our planet and it’s citizens. For weeks I tossed and turned in my sleep, the same tired thoughts kept dogging my mind; “How could a country wrapped up in so many economic problems afford this? Why would a nation use it’s citizens tax-paying dollars to simply line the pockets of billionaires? How are the people not up in arms, demanding for this money back?” I felt powerless and insignificant, a mere peon in the system that clearly favors the corporations over human beings. Then it occurred to me, the first step to solving this issue is raising awareness. In this first part, I’ve dissected the subsidies and the profits. Let us know what you think and stay tuned for more!

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That’s Who We Are…

Footage captured by Hillary Bernhardt, Video Coordinator, Team New Hampshire As we’ve had more and more community meetings, as Video Coordinator, I thought that a short film would be the best way to break the ice with a room full of … Continue reading

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New Hampshire on 99Rock Hanover Radio!

Three of us woke early this morning to make our 7:40 am interview on Hanover’s 99Rock radio station.  Going into the interview we weren’t aware that the station is one of the furthest reaching in the region and there were … Continue reading

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Photo Blog: Gardening

During our time at Star Island, we have spent a lot of time in the garden.

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Convictions, like waves

Written by Olivia Cook, Media Coordinator, Team New Hampshire It’s that same, familiar feeling. My heart starts beating at an awkward, too-fast, going-to-trip-over-itself pace, my face starts burning and my hands are strangely moist. I have to swallow a few … Continue reading

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When less is more

Written by Morgan Foster, Outreach Coordinator, Team New Hampshire I’m not exactly sure why they call it Star Island – I haven’t asked anyone or tried to look it up on Wikipedia. For whatever reason, I don’t particularly care to … Continue reading

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Food Un-Incorporated

The Hew Hampshire Climate Summer Team week in Manchester seemed, inadvertently, to revolve around food.  We all enjoyed this immensely and we have decided that there are only three degrees of separation between food and, well, anything.  Here’s our take … Continue reading

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Vibrancy and the Villified

By Ann DeSanctis, NH Team Program Coordinator We all made our quips about Manchester last week.  Some comments were “sketchy,” “not much going on,” “strange”, and often, after seeing yet another peculiar incident on the street, just sighing and saying, … Continue reading

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