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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

March 16, 2023

Attorney General, DEM file civil complaint against Woonsocket wastewater facility

The Attorney General alleges violations of Rhode Island’s environmental laws, stemming from operating the Woonsocket Regional Wastewater...

March 13, 2023

Advocates renew push for bottle bill at State House rally

In response to litter problems, many New England states, including neighboring Massachusetts and Connecticut, have introduced “bottle...

February 23, 2023

Pawtucket Mayor defends tax agreement, illegal clearing of Morley Field by campaign donors

Pawtucket Mayor Donald Grebien, who has been pushing this development hard behind the scenes, was at Grow...

December 15, 2022

Providence City Council takes up ProvPort resolutions amid promises made to community

The Providence City Council is meeting Thursday, December 15th at 6pm to take up the ProvPort resolutions...

December 4, 2022

In victory for environmental justice, rushed ProvPort ordinances tabled indefinitely

The Providence City Council met last night to take up a pair of controversial ProvPort ordinances that...