Climate Cycle News

December 8, 2011 11:17 AM

Join us on Saturday, February 25, 2012 for an evening of cocktails, hors d'oeurves, live music, silent auction, and a riveting student showcase!

August 18, 2011 8:50 PM

Climate Cycle is thrilled to announce the formation of our Student Leadership Board seeded through a generous grant from the Motorola Solutions Foundation!

August 17, 2011 9:00 PM

Many thanks to those who have downloaded Umphrey's McGee's "Hajimemashite" from iTunes, part of Patagonia's Music Collective Volume 2 which benefits environmental groups.

July 17, 2011 8:05 PM

Aveda has generously awarded us $1,000 to support what we do to care for the earth. Thanks, Aveda!

June 1, 2011 1:13 PM

We are excited to announce that interested schools can now apply to be a solar school recipient.

May 6, 2011 2:34 PM

Nothing says "Clean. Energy. Movement." more than wearing your Climate Cycle jersey as your bike around town.

May 4, 2011 7:06 PM

From May 16 - May 19, 2011, our pals at ING Direct Cafe will be hosting Climate Cycle's packet pick-up. Packet pick-up will be available for all riders who signed up by May 14 at 12 pm noon.

May 1, 2011 11:10 AM

Come meet other riders and get useful fundraising tips on Thursday, May 5th.

May 1, 2011 1:05 AM

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
- Margaret Mead
, an online fundraising tools for individuals, challenged us and others to speak to the idea that small scale donors are the backbone of philanthropy.

April 25, 2011 1:36 PM

Thanks to the generous donation of ING Direct, we have FOUR Marin Kentfield bikes to award to Climate Cyclists! From now until April 29th, register to ride or fundraise the most, and maybe you'll be a winner of a sweet bike!

April 15, 2011 4:02 PM

Join us for a beatbox harmonica flash mob on Earth Day, Friday, April 22! Yuri Lane, world-famous beat boxer, is going to lead us in the charge.

March 30, 2011 3:09 PM

We are excited to be a sponsor at this fabulous, FREE, family-friendly event that promises to be great fun for all ages!

March 14, 2011 9:01 PM

For anyone who has registered by March 21 (first day of spring!), you will be entered into a raffle to win one of two fabulous prizes:

March 11, 2011 9:19 PM

We love synergy in the environmental community, and we love exciting new ways to support Climate Cycle.

March 10, 2011 12:12 PM

We've teamed up with Groupon to help kids have helmets on ride day.

February 23, 2011 1:18 AM

In an evening inspired by student ingenuity and leadership, Climate Cyclists saw first hand the seeds of our Clean. Energy. Movement. come to life.

February 16, 2011 7:21 PM

is now open! Go here to register for the ride.

January 22, 2011 10:46 AM

Help us spread the word about Climate Cycle! We are looking for excited, enthusiastic volunteers to help create a buzz for joining the Clean Energy Movement.

January 3, 2011 10:31 AM

Join us for the Climate Cycle 100 on Saturday, February 12th at the Nature Museum, an evening soiree of cocktails, appetizers, live music, and a silent auction. We'll kick off the ride season right!

October 27, 2010 2:51 PM

We are honored to be invited as the keynote speaker at the Junior State of America conference in November.

October 24, 2010 3:02 AM

Joey Feinstein, Executive Director, had a wonderful time being the "Principal for Day" at Perspectives/IIT Math & Science Academy.

October 24, 2010 2:43 AM

On Tuesday, October 26th, 2010, we will address employees at Wrigley, a Chicago-based, in international company with operations in 40 countries and distribution to 180 countries.

October 5, 2010 1:41 PM has invited Joey Feinstein to address 50 Chicago leaders of nonprofit, governmental, and for-profit organizations at an Environmental Work Session on Thursday, October 7th.

October 1, 2010 4:55 PM

We are sponsoring an informational session on how to design and sustain green schoolyards so that the conventional schoolyard becomes a living-learning laboratory. Come check it out on October 14th!

September 3, 2010 11:19 AM

Climate Cycle is a finalist for the Chicago Cause Grant, which means we could score $24,000 worth of web and design services from Orbit Media, Lightspan Digital, and Flanigan Communications!

July 29, 2010 1:11 PM

For every reusable bag you bring to Whole Foods stores in Chicago, 10 cents will be donated to Climate Cycle!

July 22, 2010 3:14 PM

Many thanks to the Solar Marketing Group for giving us a warm welcome into the San Francisco Bay Area!

June 2, 2010 4:55 AM

Climate Cycle Executive Director Joey Feinstein is honored to accept an invitation from the US Mission to the European Union.

June 1, 2010 3:26 PM

Climate Cycle Executive Director shares his thoughts on the role and impact each person can make in our fossil fuel riddled economy.

May 16, 2010 5:44 AM

Three schools have been awarded grants for sustainability and active outdoor education projects.

April 24, 2010 4:00 AM

Last year, nearly thirty 2nd and 3rd graders from Polaris, a grade school in Humboldt Park, rode for solar on their school.

April 21, 2010 9:59 AM

Curie kicked off their solar era in grand fashion with an incredible day of dynamic eco-stewardship.

March 9, 2010 1:01 PM

Come to our last Team Captains meeting! It'll be your last time to get tips from seasoned team captains.

March 6, 2010 5:36 AM

Climate Cycle has teamed up with Nike to offer a Back Your Block Grant.

February 5, 2010 9:28 AM

A wonderful evening was had by all at the Climate Cycle 100. Climate Cycle celebrated its 100 day countdown to its annual Solar Schools Ride in style.

January 13, 2010 7:47 PM

Climate Cycle will be having a benefit at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum on Feb. 5th!

October 8, 2009 11:04 AM

We are excited to be meeting with key faculty members of Curie High School, Polaris Elementary and Lindblom High School.

September 24, 2009 1:58 PM

School has just started for many and we are already busy traveling around Chicago making presentations for local schools and appearing at environmental events.

September 10, 2009 1:35 PM

Join us for burritos and drinks at our volunteer orientation as we celebrate our inaugural ride and look towards 2010!

September 3, 2009 8:57 AM

A huge thanks to all our loyal supporters, hardworking volunteers and dedicated staff who has made us a finalist in the NIKE "Back Your Block" grant!

August 13, 2009 9:11 PM

Register now for Brita Climate Ride, a fully supported, 5-day charity bike ride from New York City to Washington DC, September 26 - 30, 2009.

July 7, 2009 9:53 AM

Invited by Motorola Foundation, Climate Cycle will be addressing attendees and participating in a panel discussion.

June 18, 2009 9:40 AM

Climate Cycle will be at Polaris Charter Academy this Friday from 3pm-5pm to celebrate the Solar Research Project!

June 8, 2009 8:58 AM

Wednesday, June 10th at 4pm Climate Cycle will be at Curie High School presenting fundraising prizes to the Curie team for our inaugural bike-a-thon.

May 20, 2009 11:27 AM

To see what a fun and inspirational day it was click on the links below for the sights, sounds and stories of our inaugural bike-a-thon.

May 8, 2009 12:45 PM

In case you didn't catch the Climate Cycle piece on WGN last night:

May 7, 2009 12:41 PM

Recent blogs and news articles sum up how excited we are:

April 17, 2009 10:29 AM

Climate Cycle is eager to share the news about Motorola Foundation's $30,000 matching grant challenge!

April 15, 2009 1:29 PM

Climate Cycle celebrated the solar panel installation at Perspectives/IIT Math and Science Academy along with Motorola and Chicago Public Schools.