PROVIDENCE — Two new pools of money are drawing considerable interest from communities and groups hoping to protect Rhode Island from the climate crisis.
PROVIDENCE — The city’s forthcoming Climate Justice Plan frames the intensifying climate crisis around those most at risk of suffering the consequences: the poor and people of color.
PROVIDENCE — Rev. Lennox Yearwood Jr. was one of the few adults to speak during last month’s Global Climate Strike. Now that those events are over, he says the moment is at hand for those young activists.
PROVIDENCE — There was no bashing of fossil-fuel companies, no mention of the Green New Deal, and no talk about the dark money influencing politicians and public skepticism.
Concrete is a major contributor to the climate crisis because its production releases huge quantities of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.
PROVIDENCE — More than 100 global financial firms recently signed a historic climate pledge, but Chase Bank wasn’t one of them.
NEWPORT, R.I. — Resilient Nantucket is an initiative to digitally document the historic town, its waterfront, and Brandt Point. The lessons being learned by the project could be applied to the City-by-the-Sea.
PROVIDENCE — The Global Climate Strike went local in a big way last week, with a large turnout by students from across the state leveling criticism on Gov. Gina Raimondo and National Grid.
PROVIDENCE — Rhode Island’s greenhouse-gas emissions are grossly understated and the state is struggling to meet its climate-reduction goals, according to a recently published report.
PROVIDENCE — A weekend of training for climate activists with the Sunrise Movement ended Sept. 9 with a rally and a sit-in at the Statehouse.
Nearly 200 news outlets from around the world, including ecoRI News, have signed up for Covering Climate Now, a project aimed at strengthening the media’s focus on the climate crisis.
The best match to the Providence climate in 2080 is a city 395 miles to the south.
WARREN, R.I. — An innovative program has five Rhode Island communities talking about and taking action on climate change.
WATCH HILL, R.I. — More than 100 people recently crowded into the Chaplin B. Barnes Reading Room at One Bay Street Center to hear Bryan Oakley and Teresa Crean speak about the impact of sea-level rise and storm surge.