Sobirania Energètica: New Ideas on Energy from Cataluña

As I move towards long-term work supporting Energy Democracy, I’m taking time out to explore the ideas and models that define this world. So far, I’ve asked What is Energy Democracy? and examined one example of an Energy Democracy group that is finding success in Spain. Today, I want to take a look at the philosophy of the Xarxa per la … Continue reading Sobirania Energètica: New Ideas on Energy from Cataluña

A Renewable Landscape: 13 Photos from the Road

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

Mad Dash to Marrakech: 12 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

Tall Valleys and the Sea : 12 Photos From the Albania and Montenegro

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

Summer Ends in Greece: 14 Photos From the Road

Athens/Αθήνα, Greece to Pogradec, Albania– 608 km this section (Total Mileage: 12,522 km/40,075 km) As those of you who’ve read my last few posts will know, my mother and a family friend, Jeanie Daskais, joined me on the road through Greece, Albania and Montenegro. My mother had been volunteering in refugee camp clinics on the eastern Greek island of … Continue reading Summer Ends in Greece: 14 Photos From the Road