climate change

Moshassuck — Where The Moose Watered

Providence hasn’t fared too badly the past two days. Despite the shrill “flash flood warning” that blared from my phone at 2:35am, the remnants of Hurricane Ida did not unload on us the way it has elsewhere. The scope of this disaster (and all the others) will take months to assess . . . if

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Global Climate Strike — Burnside To State House

(9.20) In anticipation of the upcoming emergency U.N. Climate Summit in New York, strikes have been called for Friday in every state in the country. This strike will draw attention to the climate emergency we are facing and show that citizens of all ages demand action. But certainly it is the youth of America who

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Climate Change Summit At Watson Institute

(2.1) If you have the day off and want to get up to speed on climate change, this event is for you. Rhode Island Senator Sheldon Whitehouse will give the keynote address at this one-day conference on the economic and political consequences of climate change. “America’s Climate Change Future: Housing Markets, Stranded Assets, and Entrenched

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Alert The (Local) Media — Climate Change Debate Is Over

According to Channel 10 News a study from ClimateCentral.org indicates that Rhode Island’s climate is warming at a faster rate than any other state. (Coming in at number two is Massachusetts.) They looked at average daily temperatures for the continental 48 states from 1912 to the present, and also from 1970 to the present and

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Happy Hour With Climate Nerds

Figuring out the world together — come learn about the hot environmental issues of the day from regional experts. What does ‘climate change’ mean for you, and what can you do about it? Join Sandra Brownell, of the Environmental Protection Agency, and other community members to discuss these topics at a special AS220 Happy Hour.

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Gore Offers Obama Climate Change Plan

A nice Op-Ed in todays New York Liberal Times in which Al Gore offers up a solution to not only the environmental problems we face on a global level, but also explains how this would also fix the economy, somehow. “As Abraham Lincoln said during America’s darkest hour, “The occasion is piled high with difficulty,

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