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Pedal People

Climate Summer met with the Pedal People of Northampton. They are a cooperative that uses bikes to collect trash, recycling, and compost.

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Stone Soup for the Biker’s Soul

One of our main goals at Climate Summer is movement building. Worcester presented a huge challenge: as the second-largest city in New England, it is culturally, intellectually, and economically diverse. More than that, there is a growing environmental consciousness here, … Continue reading

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Let the Wave of Life Wash Over You

Written by Andrew Nguyen, Video Coordinator, Team Massachusetts Working in Holyoke was a change of pace. Petitioning day after day to shut down the Mount Tom Coal Plant afforded me the opportunity to interact with many of the locals. No … Continue reading

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A Generation of Stored Sun

Written by Aaron Morales, New Media Coordinator, Team Massachusetts While at the 350MA.org kick-off in Cambridge, MA, someone was applauded for his organizing a concert dedicated to the planet every year as well as for all of the letters to … Continue reading

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The Spirit of Intrepidity

Written by Becky Palermo, Media Coordinator, Team Massachusetts My generation has grown up with Google Maps and iPhones and GPS units on pretty much anything. So to get from town to town, our team has barely cracked open the program’s … Continue reading

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Waltham, MA

Written by Emily Edgerly, Outreach Coordinator, Team Massachusetts A banner on the church read, “Climate Change is a Moral Issue.” After biking for forty miles, this banner was able to renew our tired and parched bodies. We continued on to … Continue reading

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A Tale of Biblical Proportions

Written by Becky Palermo, Media Coordinator, Team Massachusetts The Massachusetts team recently had our first taste of real climate change: the basement of the church we were staying at (you know, where we’re sleeping on the floor) was flooded after … Continue reading

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Mei Mei Street Kitchen

If you’re in the Boston area, check out Mei Mei Street Kitchen. They cook amazing food that is grown from local sources. And it’s all reasonably priced!

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The Way of the World

Written by Andrew Nguyen, Video Coordinator, Team Massachusetts I want to write this down before I forget it. Like a baby playing at the park, refusing to go home, I want to cherish and nurture this feeling. I was sitting … Continue reading

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Hull, MA

Written by Aaron Morales, New Media Coordinator for Team Massachusetts The windmill spins like a mighty king welcoming his beloved soldiers.  My team and I rode into Hull after a long day of wrong turns and hissy fits. As we … Continue reading

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