Category Archives: Team East

Climate Girl to the Rescue?

Posted on behalf of Jana Wilkes, Community Outreach Coordinator, Team East Before Climate Summer, I felt overwhelmed about climate change because I wanted to solve this dire issue immediately.  I wanted to be a climate ‘superhero’ who swoops in to … Continue reading

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The Birthday of Three Cakes

Posted on behalf of Nicholas Jansen, Social Media Coordinator, Team East I was born on August 3rd 1994. Coincidently, my little brother was born on August 3rd, 1996. So ever since I was two years old, I’ve shared my birthday … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of a Climate Summer Rider

Posted on behalf of Rachel Eckles, Media Coordinator, Team East 7:30 – Wake up and help make breakfast, typically oatmeal or scrambled eggs. Over breakfast we’ll talk about what we’re doing that day and what has to get done. Whoever … Continue reading

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On Breaking and Losing Stuff

Posted on behalf of Zalo Crivelli, Video Coordinator, Team East After almost 7 weeks on the road, I’ve managed to lose my retainer, my laptop charger, my front fender’s mudguard, and about 20 rubber bands (they held my clothes in … Continue reading

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For Future Generations

Posted on behalf of Tuula Perry, Team Leader, Team East Our activities on Tuesday have really impacted me. We started by going to the Townsend Recreation Center where we spent time with their summer camp group which included kids from … Continue reading

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The Small Town Community

Posted on behalf of Rachel Eckles, Media Coordinator, Team East I would like to thank the Community Church of North Orange and Tully for being wonderful hosts to us Climate Summer Riders while we were staying in North Orange last … Continue reading

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Moss Brook and TGP – No Fracking Way!

Posted on behalf of Jonathan Mark, Warwick Resident I first learned that my home (for over 30 years) was targeted  by a pipeline proposal that would create new infrastructure for fracked gas at a web site called NoFrackedGasInMass.org. Kinder Morgan’s … Continue reading

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Cold Showers, Comfort Range & Life Lessons

Posted on behalf of Zalo Crivelli, Video Coordinator, Team East Since I started Climate Summer on June 8, I vowed to try my best to take cold showers whenever I showered. If the shower I was using had a valve … Continue reading

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Like Coming Home

Posted on behalf of Nicholas Jansen, Social Media Coordinator, Team East I come from a small town. A real small town. The small town where you literally know everyone, gossip spreads like wildfire and you can come back years later … Continue reading

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How Low (carbon) Can You Go?

Posted on behalf of Jana Wilkes, Community Outreach Coordinator, Team East From last Sunday to Thursday, Team East stayed at Janice and Steve Kurkoski’s home in Warwick, MA.  Upon first inspection, the house looked like any other cute home tucked … Continue reading

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