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Cool Solutions: Stories of climate action from the bottom up

Mar 11, 2023

"When I read in 2020 that Colorado ran a pilot program to give away just 13 e-bikes, I scoffed. What difference could that possibly make? Now I have to eat my bike helmet." - Wendy Ring, Cool Solutions Producer and Host. 

Turns out that mini-pilot laid the foundation for Denver's wildly successful e-bike program by...

May 11, 2022

The inter-tribal charging network will connect upper midwest reservations with jobs, opportunities, healing, and each other.  Project leaders Robert Blake of Native Sun (Red Lake Ojibwe) and Joseph McNeill of SAGE (Standing Rock Sioux) talk about connections: to environmental and economic justice, clean energy, eagles,...

Apr 10, 2022

Activists accelerate states' switch to clean big rigs.  A story about the power of coming together and speaking out for climate and justice.

Jun 11, 2021

Slow Streets barricades triggered trauma in Black East Oakland. Activists get city to address dangerous intersections instead.

Brytanee Brown, Marquita Price, Warren Logan 

May 11, 2021

Personal stories from 3 activists fighting to preserve slow and car free streets in San Francisco. A little known federal manual is keeping streets car-centric while pedestrians and cyclists die in record numbers.  While activists battle for improvements block by block, Pete Buttigieg has a chance to rewrite the whole...