Pembroke Pines, FL to San Antonio, TX– 2,423 km (Total Mileage: 17,591/40,075 km) The last time I was in America, not a single vote had been cast–primary or general. No matter how much you may feel you’ve aged, that was just over a year ago. And after a year of questions from non-Americans about Trump … Continue reading Home Again? 13 Photos from the Southeastern US
This post is part of an ongoing focus on Energy Democracy as a force within the energy transition. Polling conducted in the wake of the most recent US presidential election showed held results that would surprise both national Republican leaders and climate activists. 60 per cent of respondents who labelled themselves as “very conservative” supported … Continue reading What is Energy Democracy?
When I left home nearly three years ago, my goal was to learn the concrete realities of climate change and the energy transition, and to communicate that knowledge to whoever might be interested. My subject was intentionally broad, because environmental problems and their solutions are inevitably complex and interlocking, and I believe that anyone working on … Continue reading What’s Next: The Road Home, Energy Democracy
Tarifa, España, to Barcelona, España– 1,464 km (Total Mileage: 15,169 km/40,075 km) After two weeks reporting on this year’s UN climate conference in Morocco, and a few more traveling through the country with other members of our team, I found myself in the northern port city of Tangier. My sister graduates in May in Washington, and I … Continue reading A Renewable Landscape: 13 Photos from the Road
Copenhagen/København, Denmark to Marrakech/مراكش/ⴰⵎⵓⵔⴰⴽⵓⵛ, Morocco/المغرب /ⵍⵎⴰⵖⵔⵉⴱ– 697 km this section (Total Mileage: 13,705 km/40,075 km) I was in Copenhagen when I finally got my pass to this year’s UN climate conference in Marrakech. Then I realized that I would have only two and a half weeks to pick up my bike in Budapest (long story) and cover the 3,000 km (1,900 … Continue reading Mad Dash to Marrakech: 12 Photos from the Road
Pogradec, Albania to Plužine, Montenegro– 486 km this section (Total Mileage: 13,008 km/40,075 km) October seems so long ago. Between getting my mother to safety in the wake of her crash and the rush to and through the UN climate conference in Morocco, these past few months have been full times. As I look towards my route home across … Continue reading Tall Valleys and the Sea : 12 Photos From the Albania and Montenegro
When I rolled into Marrakech, Morocco for this year’s UN climate conference, I’d been on the road 14 months. On my first morning in the city, I went to the store to buy shoes that didn’t have holes in them and tops that weren’t bike jerseys. The second, I walked an hour out to the … Continue reading COP22: Marrakech Reflections