Author Archives: njansen16

About njansen16

My name is Nicholas Jansen and I'm entering my fourth and last year at the University of Michigan. My major is Program in the Environment (PitE) with a specialization in water.

The Cycle of Life

Posted on behalf of Tuula Perry, Team Leader, Team East I was offered a job on Wednesday (July 23rd) with the Garden to Table Program in San Jose. As a fruit picking coordinator, I will be a part of the … Continue reading

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Adapting to Change

Posted on behalf of Rachel Eckles, Media Coordinator, Team East My team and I had a very eventful day in Greenfield this past Saturday. While staying in Montague for a few days this past week, we decided to spend a … Continue reading

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A Sense of Place

Posted on behalf of Richard Hewitt, Groton Massachusetts resident Almost 40 years ago, my wife-to-be Diane and I drove through Central Massachusetts on our way from Cambridge, MA to Antioch Graduate School in Keene, NH. We were captivated by the … Continue reading

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Bring It

Written by Nicholas Jansen, Social Media Coordinator, Team East One of the most common questions I have been asked this summer is, “What do you like best about Climate Summer?” Some people would guess the bike rides, the independence, the … Continue reading

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Unicorns of the East

Posted on behalf of Tuula Perry, Team Leader, Team East *Please note: no unicorns were harmed in the creation of these Climate Summer inside jokes. My team has realized that we are the Unicorns of the East. In this blog … Continue reading

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Stoicism and Climate Summer

Posted on behalf of Gonzalo “Zalo” Crivelli, Video Coordinator, Team East Stoicism is a philosophy originating in ancient Greece and later adopted by many ancient Romans, including Marcus Aurelius, the last of the Five Good [Roman] Emperors. It is a way … Continue reading

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Ashby Resident Speaks Out about Pipeline Project

Posted on Behalf of Deb O’Hanlon, Ashby resident, Photos taken by Deborah O’Hanlon I am a property owner in North Central Massachusetts whose property is currently targeted in a route for a pipeline proposed by Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co., a subsidiary … Continue reading

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Biking in the Rain

Posted on behalf of Rachel Eckles, Media Coordinator, Team East Over the past few weeks, Team East’s adventures have included a lot of wrong turns, bike mechanical issues, thunderstorms, and ke-kawing (our team’s form of communication while on the road). … Continue reading

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Like Riding a Bike…

Posted on behalf of Jana Wilkes, Community Outreach Coordinator, Team East My biking experience this summer has been a little like the character Calvin’s attempts from my favorite comic, Calvin and Hobbes. Every time he tried to get on his … Continue reading

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Seasons of Change – United Movements

Written by Tuula Perry, Team Leader, Team East Along my travels, I find it fascinating how people compare this movement and struggle to others in history. I spoke to Anne Deciccio (the gracious restaurant owner of Lucia’s Tavola who catered … Continue reading

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