2010 California riders lunching in the redwoods


Rider Profiles: Keya Chatterjee, Steve Katz, Josh Lasky, Swetha Kannan

Caeli Quinn on August 8, 2013, 1:23 PM

Keya Chatterjee - Senior Director, Renewable Energy and Footprint Outreach at WWF
Mother and Author of "The Zero Footprint Baby"

Keya Chatterjee has a unique spin on the ‘big picture.’ In her case, she’s talking about satellite images of planet Earth. Before joining WWF, she worked for NASA and used the images to communicate research results on climate change. The detailed images of deforestation, sea ice loss and development gave her a unique perspective on the state…

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Sneak Peek! Route Talk - Day 5 - Pedaling into Washington DC

Blake Holiday on August 8, 2013, 11:12 AM

Here’s a sneak-peek of this year’s Climate Ride NYC-DC 2013 from our route planner and logistics master. Ride Director Blake Holiday tells us about Day 5 – the final day into Washington, DC. We’ll ride from Maryland’s scenic horse country to Silver Spring, then jump on the Capital Crescent Trail, where we’ll all meet up for the final 3 miles along the National Mall to the steps of the US Capitol!

It’s the final day of our grand cycling adventure from New York…

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Continuing to Pedal the Story: An Update from Colorful Colorado

Josh Lasky on August 4, 2013, 8:58 AM

Nearly 2,300 miles in to my cross-country journey at my unofficial halfway point in Crested Butte, CO, I've been constantly reminded that bicycles are incredible machines. As I continuously refine my own "velosophy," I'd like to make an argument for travel at the speed of bike.

Josh Lasky pedaling across America for the climate

For me, the story of industrialization can be summed up in one amazing fact: the energy in one barrel of oil is roughly equivalent to the energy output of one human being working a manual labor job full-time for the span of 11 years. Without a doubt, fossil fuels have made possible incredible advances in construction, transportation, healthcare, and countless other arenas, but left unchecked, it's likely that the consumption of oil, coal, and natural gas will produce…

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Pedaling the Story of Climate Ride Across the USA

Josh Lasky on July 15, 2013, 4:54 PM

Greetings from Kansas! I've been on the road for three weeks now, dedicating my summer to riding across the country, spreading the message of Climate Ride, and raising money to help support our growth.

On June 25, I set out from the steps of the US capitol in Washington, DC and headed for the bike capital of the US, Portland, OR. Twenty days and 1,400 miles later, I found myself in Pittsburg, KS. It's been a life-changing journey so far, and I feel like I'm only getting started.

Josh leaving Washington, DC on bike.

My route has taken me through nine states so far, including the District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky, Illinois, Missouri, and Kansas. I've ridden over…

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From the Riders’ Lens - Rider Blogs and Videos from Climate Ride California 2013

Caeli Quinn on June 4, 2013, 2:29 PM

Scroll through the riders' Instragram feed for a visual smorgasboard of the 2013 California ride! You can view the official Climate Ride daily re-cap here.

If you missed the May 30th print edition of the San Francisco Chronicle, you can view the article about the Climate Riders' accomplishments here.

Learn about Climate Ride through the Riders' eyes! Check out these rider blogs:

Team B Lab


Tim Frick - Founder,…

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