Hey, I’m Finn, and I’ll Be Your Intern Today

Hello, World! My name is Finn Olseth, hailing from Mankato Minnesota, and I’m one of the interns at REACH Strategies. Currently, I am entering my senior year as an undergraduate student at St. Olaf College. I am pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Biology with a concentration in Environmental Studies. This […]

Envisioning Virtual Environment Days

In light of the continued press of disturbing public health news, we have spent the past weeks helping our partners across the country — which include some of the nation’s largest companies, public agencies, and community organizations involved in electric vehicles and environmental issues — unwind from planned public outreach […]

As the World Powers Ahead on Clean Energy, Will the U.S. Keep Up?

Our partners have undoubtedly been following plans from the current Administration to slash funding for federal clean energy programs by 72%. Renewable energy, energy efficiency, clean transportation programs are on the chopping block.  By contrast, let’s look at how the rest of the world is gearing up for the economy […]

EV Roadmap 10 Highlights the Road to Better Transportation

Comedian Tig Notaro does this joke about people saying, “Can you believe it” for normal, everyday actions. An example she gives is a parent saying that their 5-year-old is about to start kindergarten. “Lacey is now 5 and is starting kindergarten this year. Can you believe it?”  Notaro jokes that […]

The logo for the Summer Olympics in Atlanta in 1996

The 1996 Atlanta Olympics Offers Clues About An EV Future

We were just in Atlanta for an EV test drive that we conducted for the Southeastern Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (SEARUC). We had a great time, and send a warm shout out to our friends at Plug In America, the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, and City of Atlanta […]

MASS DRIVE CLEAN 2017 Kick-Off Event

As the wind picked up and the rain became a spitting mist, nothing could keep the smiles off of everyone’s face or wane the excitement that buzzed around the Biogen campus in Weston, Massachusetts as electric vehicles and bicycles arrived for the kick-off event for MASS DRIVE CLEAN’s third annual […]

Supporting Community Groups in Our Own Backyard

Through the course of our work, we partner with organizations throughout California and the U.S. whose missions touch issues and policy on a global scale. Every so often, we are fortunate enough to have an opportunity to tend to the garden in our own backyard by supporting local groups doing […]

Test Driving Electric Vehicles in Palo Alto

Even as someone who loves to read, I have to admit that words can often pale in comparison with the real experience. While stories can evoke emotions, experiences make lasting impressions and memories guide future actions. I have the opportunity to watch this play out in real time while working with […]

The Future of Brain Health: Technology and Science Making Breakthroughs

Depression, anxiety, addiction and a host of other conditions plague millions across the U.S. and around the world. Doctors and therapists continue to work to help these patients, but university researchers and start-up technologists are hoping to accelerate treatment and improve lives on a massive scale. This is what I […]