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A Partnership to Promote Change: Climate Ride and the Earth Institute

Photo: Climate Ride
Photo: Climate Ride

On March 18, 2013, Climate Ride, the national bike ride for sustainable solutions, announced that the Earth Institute is now a beneficiary of Climate Ride via a press release. Participants can select the Earth Institute as a grant recipient when they ride in any Climate Ride event.

Currently, Climate Ride has two yearly events: Climate Ride California, this May 18-23, 2013 and Climate Ride NYC-DC, this September 21-25, 2013.

Any registered rider can choose to support the Earth Institute, and, in addition, the Earth Institute has formed a team on the upcoming NYC-DC ride in September. If interested in joining the Earth Institute team, you can visit the team page here.

Read the Climate Ride press release.

About Climate Ride

Climate Ride, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, was founded to inspire and empower citizens to work toward a new energy future. Climate Ride events raise money for a collection of innovative organizations including the Earth Institute, 350.org, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), Green America, Climate Counts, 1% for the Planet, San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, Washington Area Bicyclist Association, and Transportation Alternatives. For more information, or to support a participant, visit www.climateride.org.

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