Rhode Island’s environmental justice communities are more likely to be affected by environmental racism and treated as sacrifice zones for industry.Read More
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Three years into our native-plant garden, we are living among more than 50 native trees, dozens of native shrubs, and native perennials, wildflowers and grasses, many of which are spreading on their own.Read More
We know we have a societal interest in promoting more bicycling, especially since a bicycle is the closest to a truly zero-emission vehicle. Yet, there is a relatively low level of bike travel in Rhode Island.Read More
Rhode Island has a money problem. Many actually, but let’s focus on the flow of largely concealed out-of-state fossil-fuel money that is used to discredit climate science and thwart climate legislation.Read More
The Providence Journal recently ran an editorial blasting an op-ed by gubernatorial candidate Matt Brown. The piece was dismissive and demeaning about the bold ideas proposed to solve what is one of the thorniest issues of our time, and the one with the gravest implications for our future: climate change.Read More
We all know Rhode Island benefits from its proximity to Boston, which provides our residents and businesses access to markets, jobs, entertainment, medical services and schools. But we are held back by problems related to getting there and back.Read More