Meeting rising energy demand while minimizing the climate impact is a widely recognized issue. But there’s an additional challenge that warrants attention: the land-use implications of the world’s energy demands. This growing pressure is especially acute in southern New England, where land is at a premium.
PROVIDENCE — Three state senators want answers on the March 29 natural-gas leak on Allens Avenue. The incident closed Interstate 95 for several hours and released some 19 million cubic feet of natural gas.
Ever wonder why your Asian plants are so perfect? Nobody eats them. A Kousa dogwood, from China, for example, feeds no insects. We are starving native birds and insects with our pretty landscapes.
CHARLESTOWN, R.I. — Julie Taylor recently escaped the hum of artificial light and stale air that dominates corporate America, when she traded in her well-paying job to pick weeds and fight off ticks.
PROVIDENCE — The legislative effort to reverse Rhode Island’s dependence on imported fossil fuels met resistance and downright contempt during a recent hearing.
JOHNSTON, R.I. — On July 1, the Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation will be raising tipping fees for the first time since 1992.