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Sara Lawson – Climbing 5,000 Steps For The Planet
May 23, 2022
Climate Rise participant, Sara Lawson, a hospice nurse from New York, plans to climb the 25 bluestone stairs on her upstate New York property 200 times – yep, 5,000 stairs – to celebrate the clean Hudson Valley air we are lucky enough to breathe and to raise awareness for climate action. We wanted to learn […]
Jessica Clegg Riding her First Century for Grid Alternatives
July 30, 2020
CR: What motivated you to ride a century? JC: At the beginning of the year I decided I was going to step out of my comfort zone and sign up for the North Coast Climate Ride. Riding 300 miles on my bike and fundraising thousands of dollars was completely intimidating. These goals were both out […]
There is no better time than now. Let’s rise for environmental justice.
June 29, 2020
Now more than ever is the time to take a bold path. “Environmental injustice, including the proliferation of climate change, has a disproportionate impact on communities of color and low-income communities in the United States and around the world. Race – even more than class – is the number one indicator for the placement of […]
Bike East Bay in Action
April 28, 2020
Mission Bike East Bay promotes healthy, sustainable communities by making bicycling safe, fun and accessible. They improve cycling through advocacy, education, and fun events. Because of Bike East Bay, the East Bay is a leader for innovative and accessible bikeways and streets that meet the needs of all users. They ensure cycling stays a mainstream, […]
Carbon Crushers are Riding for Rachel, Deb, and Climate Justice
February 14, 2019
The Carbon Crushers are back. They’re joining Climate Ride California to memorialize two friends, Rachel Davidman and Deb Hubsmith. Both were dancers and heroes of the Safe Routes to School movement. Rachel was TransForm’s Safe Routes to School Education Director and the 2013 Carbon Crushers’ Climate Ride Team Captain. Deb Hubsmith co-founded the National Safe Routes […]
Climate Ride California North Coast Spotlight | Dave Howes
May 4, 2018
Dave Howes is a retired firefighter who lives in Northern California, so the devastation caused by the fires in 2017 hit close to his heart. According to Scientific American, those fires burned over 170,000 acres, killed more than 20 people and destroyed thousands of buildings. In part, they were the result of the summer of 2017 […]