Industrialization, and the burning of fossil fuels, began in earnest in the 1800s. Since then, while we’ve accomplished many great things in a very short amount of time, our impact on the planet has been significant.
There is a lot going on in Rhode Island at the grassroots level to help people and businesses segregate their wasted food and get it put to beneficial reuse through composting. Unfortunately, enthusiasm isn’t likely to be sufficient to induce the creation of composting facilities.
There is no need to be fearful regarding Rhode Island’s 2-year-old composting regulation. It’s a step in the right direction to encourage more food-scrap recycling.
It’s hard to make it through a day or two without being reminded of all the complications climate change brings with it.
It’s time for our state to encourage composting as a for-profit business that protects our soil’s health, defends our water courses, and improves our environment.
Climate change is too big for Little Rhody to tackle. Think Big is for the state university, not the Statehouse.
A word check of the analysis submitted by Invenergy in its application for a Clear River Energy Center Major Source Air Permit reveals that it doesn't contain a word about climate change.
The attempt to estimate greenhouse-gas emission sources both overall and by sectors is both arduous and difficult. Although it might overtly and overwhelmingly complicate the task assigned, we do need, at some point in the estimation of the supply chain, to acknowledge what some refer to as embodied energy.
Watching what the feds are up to on the environmental front is pretty nervous-making.
Whether you live in the rural communities of Burrillville or Coventry, along the coasts of Aquidneck Island, or somewhere in between, together all Rhode Islanders should fight against the climate crisis to preserve beautiful Rhode Island for ourselves and our children.
We’re methodically choking the life out of this planet because we embrace the deceit, deception, and dishonesty of swindlers, hustlers, and flimflammers.
Every issue that comes before the General Assembly that will require innovation to protect public health, it’s as if innovation stops. The industries represented will find it impossible to go on and civilization as we know it will grind to a halt.
From an environmental standpoint, April was a busy month. Maybe Earth Day got us to pay more attention.
The proposed Pebble Mine in Bristol Bay, Alaska, would be an ecological, economic, and cultural tragedy.
Massachusetts residents were appalled when National Grid overrode citizen health complaints by promoting the testimony of a career mercenary scientist.