This September, a 6-person team dubbed the “Ocean Riders” are taking on the challenge of Climate Ride Northeast, pedaling 390 miles from Bar Harbor, Maine to Boston. Their efforts will support an ocean-focused organization, Marine Applied Research and Exploration (MARE). MARE has been a Climate Ride beneficiary since 2013 and is led by Founder and Executive Director Dirk Rosen, who is a soon to be 4-time Climate Rider.
Night one had us learning from our fellow riders and about the wonderful and innovative things that their beneficiaries are doing both locally and nationally. From community biking resources and urban cycling infrastructure to sustainable energy initiatives and aggressive land, water and air protection, these hard working organizations are making a difference all across the country.
We heard from the Tom Tilma of the Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition and the efforts…Read more →
Climate Ride's network of 100+ beneficiaries and their work are proof that we are making progress in the sustainability movement. We asked 350.org, a Climate Ride beneficiary, for un update on their progress and their use of Climate Ride grants. This is what they had to say:
"The general support we received from Climate Ride helps us stay nimble so we can respond quickly to any threats and opportunities. For example while we continued our campaign against the Keystone XL…Read more →
Climate Ride is working hard to promote sustainability and active transportation so future generations will not face the burdens associated with Climate Change. We reached out to Climate Ride beneficiary Alliance for Climate Education (ACE) to hear how they are empowering younger generations to get involved. Here is what they had to say:
"ACE works across the U.S. to educate and activate the leadership of high school students to address climate change. ACE has been a proud…Read more →
There is still time to register for Climate Ride NYC-DC and Climate Ride Midwest, or your own Independent Challenge and raise funds for Greenbelt Alliance! Continue reading to learn more what Greenbelt Alliance has to say about their partnership with Climate Ride.
"Greenbelt Alliance is focused on addressing a single challenge—how the Bay Area handles growth. We believe that instead of expanding outward to accommodate a growing population, it is better for our…Read more →
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