KINGSTON, R.I. — The high rate of precipitation that Rhode Island experienced in 2018, along with very warm temperatures, had a direct impact on water quality in local ponds, lakes, and streams.
PROVIDENCE — Students from Rhode Island and southeast Massachusetts took a day off from school and gathered at the Statehouse to join a global protest.
Restore America’s Estuaries and the Environmental Protection Agency recently announced the availability of $2.3 million in funding through 2019 Southeast New England Program watershed grants.
PROVIDENCE — The local Sunrise chapter has sought support for the Green New Deal from Rhode Island’s two senators and two representatives in Congress. So far, only one has signed on as a co-sponsor.
The Rhode Island Natural History Survey is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year with a monthly citizen science awareness initiative.
WARWICK, R.I. — The local grassroots push for progressive policies continued with a recent protest at the office of Rep. Jim Langevin, D-R.I.
PROVIDENCE — Students from Brown University and the Rhode Island School of Design aim to change the traditional corporate-funded and corporate-friendly Democrats who control House leadership and replace them with with leaders who will take radical action on issues such as climate change.
The election is over but the activism continues, at least for the growing progressive environmental movement.
BARRINGTON, R.I. —For the past seven years St. Luke’s eighth-grade science classes under the direction of teacher Doreen Schift have been studying the conditions of and life in Annawamscutt Creek.
PROVIDENCE — The student-led effort to force Rhode Island to get tough on climate change has taken its case to court.
PROVIDENCE — Student activists lost their plea urging the state to take a tougher stance on climate change, but a legal challenge is expected.
They go largely unnoticed as environmentalists, but the unheralded work of wastewater treatment plant operators keeps the unrelenting flow of humanity’s waste from compromising public health and degrading the natural world.
PROVIDENCE — Protesters were drawn to WaterFire on Sept. 8 to challenge its main sponsor, National Grid, while showcasing art of their own.
PROVIDENCE — One of the most enduring actions in the movement to address climate change has been youth-led legal challenges.