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.
A recent analysis found that Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts are developing coastal risk zones more quickly than safer areas.
SMITHFIELD, R.I. — The complexity and frustration of managing climate change was apparent at a recent forum on adaptation and resilience.
PROVIDENCE — Since the Paris Agreement was signed three years ago, Chase Bank has invested nearly $200 billion in the fossil-fuel industry.
PROVIDENCE — As prospects dimmed for legislative action on climate change, Janet Coit, chairwoman of the Executive Climate Change Coordinating Council, recently reminded the committee of agency heads that several initiatives will be needed for the state to realize its climate-adaptation and emission-reduction goals.
Breaking corporate links to fossil-fuel money is key to addressing climate change, and local efforts are underway to expose the flow of denial money.
PROVIDENCE — As Rhode Island moves ahead with renewable-energy initiatives such as offshore wind, planners are moving quickly on a regional initiative to cut greenhouse gases from their biggest sources: cars and trucks.
Property values in most coastal real-estate markets, including in southern New England, don’t reflect the growing risks of chronic inundation. These properties are routinely more expensive, even though their future is likely to be wet.
PROVIDENCE — What started as a humdrum recounting of Rhode Island’s initiatives and shortcomings to address climate change, turned into an indictment of the entire process.
PROVIDENCE — The first meeting of the year for the state Executive Climate Change Coordinating Council, held March 25, offered a laundry list of news items.
KINGSTON, R.I. — It’s no secret that climate change and unchecked development are causing problems for the Ocean State.
PROVIDENCE — Rhode Island’s lawsuit against 14 fossil-fuel companies for their role in causing climate change is stuck in park and it could be there for a while.
PROVIDENCE — A tax on fossil fuels to combat climate change recently received an endorsement from Brown University president Christina Paxson, but the prospect of seeing soon one are unlikely.