Category Archives: 2013

Highlights from Climate Summer 2014!

As we look towards Climate Summer 2016, we wanted to highlight a few of the posts from the 2014 cohort to give applicants a feel for the program. I’ve chosen a handful of my favorite posts from last summer (one from … Continue reading

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A Lesson in Minimalism

Posted on behalf of Luke Sherman, Public Narrative Coordinator, Team For the MASSes.        As Climate Summer 2014 comes to a close, I’ve begun to reflect on my experience of the past two and a half months. Specifically, … Continue reading

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Shari Melto: Stories from the Great Marsh

Posted on behalf of Abbie Goldberg, Video Coordinator for the North Shore Team Last week we had the pleasure of spending the morning with the lovely and unequivocally well-read Shari Melto. I embark on this paragraph knowing full well that … Continue reading

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Stories > Numbers Pt. 2: A Personal Reflection

by Stephen O’Hanlon, Public Narrative Coordinator for the Western MA team In my last post, I talked about the power of storytelling in the climate movement. For me, hearing others’ stories was pivotal in changing the way in which I … Continue reading

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Climate Summer 2014 Blog Is Live!

Posted by Marla Marcum, who directs Climate Summer in her role as Director of Programs at Better Future Project. As I type this, Better Future Project staffers (Ashley and Jamie), along with the five members of the Climate Summer team … Continue reading

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And Finally, the Ten-Week Roundup

Written with love by Team Maine August 16th, 2013 Shaun Best moment: The First Friday Art Walk in Portland – talking to people who would have never known about the issue of tar sands, and combining interactive art with climate … Continue reading

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Dear Old People Like You,

Written by A. McDevitt, New Media Coordinator, Team Vermont/New Hampshire On August 12, 2013    “Young people like you.” It doesn’t matter where we’re at—a Farmer’s Market, a church, a documentary viewing, a potluck, a Climate Cafe, a rally, a street … Continue reading

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The Elephant in the Room

Written by B. Lilley, Media Coordinator, Team Vermont/New Hampshire On August 12, 2013   One of the people I met at the farmer’s market, a man named Stuart, suggested that we make a list of things people could do to … Continue reading

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The People That Keep Me Going

Written by A. Cropsey, Outreach Coordinator, Team Vermont/New Hampshire On August 12, 2013.   For our 8th week of the program team Vermont/New Hampshire ended up in Jefferson, NH; 10 miles outside of our assigned town, Lancaster. That meant a … Continue reading

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What’s a Movement, anyway?

Written by Julie Rong, Team Eastern Massachusetts, New Media and Video Coordinator Climate Summer was a summer of firsts. It’s the last Sunday of the last week of the program, and I still sometimes wonder how I ended up here. … Continue reading

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