KINGSTON, R.I. — Elizabeth Mendenhall, assistant professor of marine affairs and political science at the University of Rhode Island, says the United States could play a crucial role in how the Law of the Sea is interpreted under changing circumstances created by a changing climate.
NARRAGANSETT, R.I. — After much delay and some verbal tussling with fishermen, Vineyard Wind has released its plan to compensate fishermen for revenue lost as a result of its 84-turbine offshore wind facility.
PROVIDENCE — Nicole Hernandez Hammer, a nationally recognized climate researcher and community organizer, is helping Rhode Island address environmental justice in communities most threatened by climate change.
Despite the government shutdown, federal agencies are moving forward with permitting for seismic airgun surveying and the offshore drilling for natural gas and oil.
CRANSTON, R.I. — A ground-mounted solar project has neighbors concerned about a controversial issue that transcends city limits: another swath of Rhode Island marked for clear-cutting to make room for a renewable-energy project.