Take it from Climate Rider Erin Boyle–the research shows climate change isn’t worth gambling on. With a year of research in atmospheric chemistry during her Ph.D., Erin understands the challenges we face from climate change. Though her career path wound up branching away from environmental science, she still finds ways to contribute to the cause outside of work.
Climate change could be even worse than what we can…Read more →
Keith Hermanstyne loves to visit national parks. He travels to see them many times per year, and he worries that increasingly extreme weather will, as he says, “prevent future generations from experiencing the natural wonders that these parks provide.” That should be a real concern for any of us who treasure our national parks according to the National Parks Service:
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“Today's rapid climate change challenges national parks in ways we've…
Speaking up for the unheard
Lesley Plachta is a professional fundraiser for a nonprofit organization that takes care of the elderly in the L.A. community. She sees a tie between the environment and elders in that “like the environment, our vulnerable, financially needy elderly cannot speak up for themselves and need us to take care of them.” Her organization provides long-term residential care to needy seniors and she raises funds to…Read more →
Meet Kat Chen, a therapist and social worker who loves bikes because they are fun for little kids, babies in trailers, older people on tricycles, and older people blasting past you on Mt. Tam. California North Coast will be her third Climate Ride.
In 2016, her friend Joanna off-handedly asked if she had heard about ’Climate Ride.’ Kat Googled it and immediately signed up. Joanna wound up joining Climate Ride California…Read more →
Meet Nicole Ver Kuilen, a 2018 Climate Ride Community Leader. Thanks to the Climate Ride Annual Fund supporters we have the opportunity to award a spot on Climate Ride California to extraordinary young people who are blazing a path of transformational leadership in their communities. Read more →
“I am beyond honored to be chosen for one of the inaugural community leader scholarships for Climate Ride. Growing up, I didn’t want my prosthetic leg to solely define me or my passions in…