Reckoning Parenting, Raising Kids in Time of Climate Change

The size and scope of climate change is mind bogging. While its impact is already being felt locally and globally, our warming planet is expected to inflict vastly greater damage on the built and natural environment for decades and centuries to come. Its impact on human health, farming and the economy is projected to cost trillions of dollars annually.

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Hitting Emissions Targets a Challenge for Rhode Island

Hitting Emissions Targets a Challenge for Rhode Island

PROVIDENCE — It turns out that an 80 percent reduction in greenhouse-gas emissions is easier said than done. A preliminary study commissioned by the Rhode Island Executive Climate Change Coordinating Council concludes that even with the near elimination of fossil fuels to generate electricity, heat homes and power cars, Rhode Island will only be able to cut its greenhouse-gas emissions 62 percent by 2050.

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