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International Game Technology PLC was recently recognized by the CDP’s 2016 Climate Change Program for its commitment to fight climate change. more
Isaac Ginis, an internationally renowned hurricane expert, is a professor at the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography. Ginis, who was the first scientist to show the role the ocean plays in the path and intensity of hurricanes, talks with Providence Business News about his research and the 2016 hurricane season. more
As a result of the drought that began on April 1, 2015, the U.S. Small Business Administration said that the deadline to apply for Economic Injury Disaster Loans is July 5 for eligible small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and private nonprofit organizations in Kent, Providence and Washington counties in Rhode Island. more
The New England coral canyons and seamounts were among special ocean sites 80 percent of polled Rhode Island and Massachusetts residents voted to permanently protect from drilling, mining and fishing. more
Chef Walter Potenza is very familiar with the reign of central Italy that has suffered through a severe earthquake. He was born in a town about an hour east of the village of Amatrice that was virtually leveled when the quake struck. more
The Rhode Islanders I know are doers — successful business owners, technology entrepreneurs, community advocates and passionate educators. more
Volkswagen AG is closing in on a deal to pay $4.3 billion in criminal and civil penalties to settle a U.S. probe into the rigging of diesel-powered cars to cheat emissions tests. more
While renewable advocates continue to celebrate the launch of the nation’s first operational offshore wind farm, its early rollout has come with some mishaps. more
No matter how often the U.S. is hit with storms, wildfires and other natural disasters, cities and states remain poorly prepared. more
The tiny state of Rhode Island is at a crossroad, facing major decisions on investing in fossil fuel infrastructure or turning sharply to renewable energy. more
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