Category Archives: 2012

Pedal People

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

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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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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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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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“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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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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