350 KM Pledge Riders :: THANK YOU!

Diana Weis, Jen Stasny, Linda Hayek riding the Wabash Trace

We’re riding for change. Join Us!

Remember back in May when we dedicated a portion of our around the world ride toward the spirit of “connecting the dots” between climate change and our precarious future? In the 350.org spirit (scientists warn that we have to reduce the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere from its current level of 392 parts [Read More…]

350 Kilometers for Change :: Join Us!

We're riding for change.  Join Us!

It’s time to Connect the Dots people!

Climate Impacts Day, sponsored by 350.org, is May 5th. It’s a global day of ACTION TAKING, a grassroots movement to fight climate change…….so get ready to ride with us!

We're riding for change. Join Us!

 

350 Kilometers :: 350 Parts Per Million

Scientists warn that we must reduce the amount of CO2 [Read More…]

Addiction Recovery & the 5 Stages of Climate Grief

Glow from an oil rig off the shore of California.

Glow from an oil rig off the shore of California.

Over the last few months of our travels, blatant scenes of a car-enabled and fossil fueled society have unfolded before us. The environmental problems we face as a community have become even more apparent to us from the seat of a bicycle.

When you’ve decided to change every aspect of your life to try to counter the devastating effects [Read More…]

Kai Featured on Aviation Justice Express

AvJustice

Aviation Justice Express, a group of activists and organizers that work toward creating a “leaner, greener, more just aviation system, as well as better alternative to an unsustainable system”, provide a wealth of information on their website about the aviation industry and its affects on climate change and communities. They cover stories like how a group of citizen activists fought a decade-long battle against powerful lobbyists to [Read More…]

Adjusting to Life on a Bicycle

Railroad Run Trail outside of Saratoga Springs, NY

Railroad Run Trail outside of Saratoga Springs, NY

Into our second week on the road, we’re still trying to find a daily rhythm that works for both of us. We’ve been focusing on the basics: riding, eating & sleeping. It sounds simple enough, but in reality, all three take some planning and forethought when you’re first starting out, especially if there are two of you, with potentially different ideas [Read More…]

Reflections in the Aftermath of Irene :: A Tribute to Our Farmers

Sunset over the Tiny House, the evening before Irene hit Vermont.

Sunset over the Tiny House, the evening before Irene hit Vermont.

Today brings another day of rain. As I use the opportunity indoors to catch up on email and news, I find myself poring over the videos and photos documenting the damage that Hurricane Irene left in its wake.

The Sunday that Irene hit Vermont was a day similar to today, one in which I was enjoying a soothing, [Read More…]

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