EPA Accused of Suppressing Evidence of PFAS in Pesticides
May 29, 2024

EPA Accused of Suppressing Evidence of PFAS in Pesticides

A whistleblower has alleged that the Environmental Protection Agency deliberately suppressed and manipulated data showing the presence...

Rhode Island’s Truck Obsession: A Roadblock to Combating Climate Change
May 28, 2024

Rhode Island’s Truck Obsession: A Roadblock to Combating Climate Change

The surge in SUV and pickup truck sales is driving up carbon emissions and complicating efforts to...

Rhode Island schools struggle to implement composting mandates, survey reveals
April 29, 2024

Rhode Island schools struggle to implement composting mandates, survey reveals

A recent survey by the Youth Composting Campaign Initiative reveals that Rhode Island schools are struggling to...

A Fight is Brewing Over Rhode Island’s Forests
March 21, 2024

A Fight is Brewing Over Rhode Island’s Forests

A bitter fight is brewing at the Rhode Island State House over a series of forestry bills....

PFAS Contamination in RI: New Report Details Sweeping Threat to Rhode Islanders’ Health
November 2, 2023

PFAS Contamination in RI: New Report Details Sweeping Threat to Rhode Islanders’ Health

A new report from Rhode Island’s environmental watchdog paints a harrowing picture of widespread PFAS contamination in...

Pandemic Provides Misleading Drop in Rhode Island Emissions Numbers
October 23, 2023

Pandemic Provides Misleading Drop in Rhode Island Emissions Numbers

Rhode Island’s 2020 greenhouse gas emissions declined 20% from 1990 levels, driven by the COVID-19 pandemic. This...

RI DOT Draft Carbon Reduction Strategy Falls Short of Meeting Legal Requirements
October 9, 2023

RI DOT Draft Carbon Reduction Strategy Falls Short of Meeting Legal Requirements

Rhode Island DOT’s draft transportation carbon reduction strategy fails to meet the state’s 2021 Act on Climate...

New Atlantic Shark Institute License Plates Set to Make Waves on the Road
September 26, 2023

New Atlantic Shark Institute License Plates Set to Make Waves on the Road

The Atlantic Shark Institute has officially announced the distribution dates for their much-anticipated shark-themed RI license plates....

As California Sales Surge, Is DRIVE EV Program Boosting Electric Vehicle Purchases in RI?
August 7, 2023

As California Sales Surge, Is DRIVE EV Program Boosting Electric Vehicle Purchases in RI?

California leads the EV revolution, with 1 in 4 new cars being electric. Meanwhile, Rhode Island, despite...

RI Public Utilities Commission Report on The Power and Potential of Energy Storage
August 4, 2023

RI Public Utilities Commission Report on The Power and Potential of Energy Storage

The RI Public Utilities Commission has released a new report on energy storage in our state. This...

From RI to OH in an EV – Debunking the Myths of Electric Vehicles
July 13, 2023

From RI to OH in an EV – Debunking the Myths of Electric Vehicles

Governor Dan McKee’s plan to make all vehicles sold in the state electric by 2035 has sparked...

RI Energy Under Fire, Misled PUC During Smart Meter Hearings
May 19, 2023

RI Energy Under Fire, Misled PUC During Smart Meter Hearings

Did PPL intentionally mislead Rhode Island’s Public Utilities Commission about secret smart meter contracts? This bombshell hearing...

Rhode Island legislators demand transparency and community input on burdensome Providence development
April 19, 2023

Rhode Island legislators demand transparency and community input on burdensome Providence development

State Representatives José Batista and Senator Tiara Mack call for increased community input and transparency on development...

Battle for Morley Field: community fights to save green space from development
April 19, 2023

Battle for Morley Field: community fights to save green space from development

Tensions rise as the Woodlawn Neighborhood Association discusses the controversial sale of Morley Field to developer JK...

Campaign seeks to encourage fossil fuel divestment among RI municipalities and non-profits
March 22, 2023

Campaign seeks to encourage fossil fuel divestment among RI municipalities and non-profits

Climate Action RI, an affiliate of 350.org, announced a new campaign to encourage institutional divestment from fossil...

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