Category Archives: COP21

RANDOM THOUGHTS: USA, BIKE TRAVEL, PORTLAND, COP21

I get some of my international news from the BBC.  They did a feature story of a U.K. doctor who just spent 6 years bicycling around the world.  I thought I accomplished something biking 7 months across the Mediterranean, 6 years– holy shit!  My blog is the simplest of Blog formats.  CYCLINGTHE6.COM was so professional, easy to navigate and very interesting , so I sent the link to nearly everyone I know.  I had one friend write back and asked:
Hey, Jeff,
Do you miss America yet?

I thought about it for a few minutes, then started typing away.  I wanted to share this with the blog. Continue reading

PARIS: COP21,CRITICAL MASS, CLIMATE JUSTICE MARCH

The security is very tight here in Paris.  I’ve been on about 20 airplanes in the last couple years, I’ve never had my luggage inspected like I did after landing in Paris.  There’s a no gathering or protesting restriction in place in Paris.  I’m here for the march, marking the final day of COP21 meetings.
I decided to go visit the COP21 meeting location on my first day in Paris.  I was surprised how little security there was compared to other places I’d visited. Continue reading