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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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August 4th is Not a Test

Written by Alivia Ashenfarb, New Media Coordinator, Team RICONN Something in the air has changed. And I’m not talking about the pollution. Or my team’s dirty laundry. No, I’m talking about the wave, the flow of excitement and purpose that … Continue reading

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Ride your Bike, Change the World

Written by Jayson Castillo, Video Coordinator, Team RICONN According to League of American Bicyclists, 40% of all trips in the U.S. are made within two miles of the home. This means that by trading our car keys for a bike … 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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Interviews from the Road: Climate Summer’s Look at Farmers Markets

Videos captured by Jayson Castillo, Video Coordinator, Team RICONN Along the way, farmers markets have been one of Team RICONN’s most successfull venues for interacting with people, publicizing Climate Summer’s mission, and raising awareness about the many implications of climate change. … Continue reading

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Going for the Gold

Written by Sally Holmes, Media Coordinator, Team RICONN There is less than 100 hours left until the London 2012 Olympic Games begin! Obviously, this was an important discussion point for Team RICONN as we relaxed late Sunday afternoon before heading … Continue reading

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Ride Hard and Earn The Downhill

Written by Ana Ahmeti, Team Program Coordinator, Team RICONN Before pulling into Camp Wilmot in southern New Hampshire for Climate Summer Training 2012, I had started the process of mentally preparing myself. I was ready to dive headfirst into an … 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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