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DRWD40 teams up for Climate Rise
May 31, 2022
Wade is a biologist and streamer who goes by DRWD40 on Twitch and YouTube. We’re excited to be partnering with Wade to help raise funds for our Environmental Justice Action Grants and bring more climate action to the millions of folks who watch Twitch. You can catch Wade live on Twitch this coming Thursday, Friday, […]
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 […]
Climate Ride Conversations
May 10, 2022
As part of our Independent Challenge program, Dave Morris toured from Missoula, Montana through Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, California and Oregon ahead of the UN Climate Summit (COP26) last fall. He collected stories and thoughts on climate change from locals all along the way and learned a lot about climate change conversations. Dave offered to […]
Team Leo – Working Towards A Healthy Planet For Future Generations
April 29, 2022
Team Leo was started by Mary Selkirk and Lee Ballance, veteran Climate Riders who have committed to climate action for their grandson. Mary says they “work every day to ensure he will grow up on a livable planet.” Mary and her husband Lee’s first ride together was back in 2013. Since then, they have completed […]
Amy Wipfler’s Independent Rail Trail Challenge: 12 Rail Trails in 6 Months
April 27, 2022
We love creative ways to raise funds using bicycling. Introducing Amy Wipfler who has challenged herself to bike 12 New England rail trails in 6 months. She also challenged her community to pledge money for each ride she completes. She aims to ride more than 300 miles spanning 12 trail rides in 2022 and hopes […]
Gary Justis Rides UNBOUND for Intersectional Environmentalist
April 27, 2022
Gary’s 2016 UNBOUND finish at 2 a.m. with his cycling coach Noah Collins. Climate Rider Gary Justis is taking on his most important cycling charitable fundraising event to date. On June 4th, he will be attempting to finish his fourth UNBOUND Gravel, a 200+ mile gravel race – riding as a member of the Major […]
Ash Lauth’s Climate Ride for Climate Justice
April 20, 2022
We’re excited to be sharing this blog post from Action for the Climate Emergency (ACE)’s Ash Lauth. Ash is ACE’s Director of Distributed Organizing and works to build ACE’s distributed organizing network, scaling up its infrastructure and capacity, developing activists into regional leaders and trained storytellers, and placing justice, equity and grassroots power as foundational […]
Climate Courage Tour – Business and Finance to the Rescue?
October 20, 2021
Dave Morris is riding from Missoula, Montana to the United Nations Climate Conference of Parties in Glasgow, Scotland (COP26). He’s collecting stories and thoughts on climate change along the way so that he can share them with leaders at COP26. You can answer a set of questions to share your views on climate here and […]
Climate Courage Tour – No place is too small to make a difference – Greta Thunberg
October 4, 2021
Dave Morris is riding from Missoula, Montana to the United Nations Climate Conference of Parties in Glasgow, Scotland (COP26). He’s collecting stories and thoughts on climate change along the way so that he can share them with leaders at COP26. You can answer a set of questions to share your views on climate here and […]
An Interview with Beth Power: Climate Ride Soil Cycle Fundraiser & Scone Enthusiast
September 15, 2021
On July 20th, Climate Rider Beth Power chatted with Soil Cycle Board Secretary Rachel Dierken via a phone interview about her decision to fundraise for Soil Cycle on our upcoming Climate Ride in Maine this September 23-26, 2021. Soil Cycle is a Climate Ride beneficiary based out of Missoula, Montana that uses bikes to offer […]
Climate Courage Tour – Mindfulness and Ammonia
September 15, 2021
Dave Morris is riding from Missoula, Montana to the United Nations Climate Conference of Parties in Glasgow, Scotland (COP26).  He’s collecting stories and thoughts on climate change along the way so that he can share them with leaders at COP26. You can answer a set of questions to share your views on climate here and […]
Meet Finn, the high schooler who biked from NYC to Acadia National Park
September 7, 2021
Finn Kiesow is a Brooklyn high schooler who just completed a self-supported ride from New York to Acadia National Park, raising over $3,800 along the way. Finn said, “climate change is one of the most pressing issues of our times, and right now, it is more important than ever to work toward a sustainable future.” […]