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Our Diverse Partners

Written by Dan Rejto, Outreach Coordinator, Team RICONN Race, religion, sexuality, socioeconomic status, home. Diversity, or lack thereof, was the elephant in the room for much of Climate Summer training. And everyone could see it. Among our 28 riders there … Continue reading

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Team RICONN meets Sheila Dormody, Providence’s first Director of Sustainability

Footage captured by Jayson Castillo, Video Coordinator, Team RICONN Team RICONN had the opportunity to meet with Sheila Dormody, the former director of Clean Water Action and Providence’s first Director of Sustainability . We met with Sheila one  lovely afternoon in downtown Providence and … Continue reading

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Team RICONN meets with Connecticut’s Neighbor to Neighbor

Footage captured by Jayson Castillo, Video Coordinator, Team RICONN Team RICONN headed to the Hartford, CT office of Neighbor to Neighbor, a nonprofit community savings program that helps make residents’ homes more energy efficient. Here is a piece of the … Continue reading

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Team RICONN meets John Hall, Middletown’s Main Man for Energy Efficiency

Footage captured by Jayson Castillo, Video Coordinator, Team RICONN Here is a video we took of John Hall, a retired clergyman, member of the Middletown, CT  Clean Energy Task Force, and executive director of The Jonah Center for Earth and … Continue reading

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Pulling the Trailer

Written by Alivia Ashenfarb, New Media Coordinator for Team RICONN Although Google doesn’t recognize “Scottsdale, Connecticut,” (at least it didn’t when I searched it) I am 98 percent confident it exists because I remember biking into it. I remember pedaling … 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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Extreme Weather Events & Climate Change

Written by Murtaza Nek, Program Coordinator, Team Massachusetts Things are getting really scary on this planet, and I think way more of us should be talking about it. These last few weeks have been pretty tough for the US. We’ve … Continue reading

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A Human is not a Chameleon: meditation on adaptations

Posted by Lisa Purdy I hadn’t thought that climate change could be made any more real to me, but one should never say never. No, it wasn’t word of the disastrous flooding in Korea, or even the endless three-digit weather … Continue reading

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Scrambled

Posted by: Sara Hopps Many months ago Marla asked curiously, “ WHEN you are tired and do not want to bike anymore, how will you deal with that?” At the time I answered with a generic answer for a hypothetical … Continue reading

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Singing in Latin

By Eliza Sherpa While preparing for this summer I don’t think any of us expected it to be easy and without challenges, but I for one never would have anticipated some of the difficulties this summer would pose. For me, … Continue reading

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