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Climate change is an infrastructure problem

Most of America’s 107,000 gas stations can fill several cars every five or 10 minutes at multiple pumps. Not so for electric-vehicle chargers –...

Risk to coastal economies is rising

As the sea level rises, it can be easy to miss the subtlety of higher water. It’s much harder to overlook saltwater more frequently...

With tides rising, coastal cities need some answers

The oceans are rising at an accelerating rate, and millions of people are in the way. Rising tides are already affecting cities along low-lying...
ADVANCED PLANNING: Arnold “Buff” Chace Jr., managing principal of Cornish Associates LP, is co-chairman of a group called the Providence Resilience Partnership, which is looking at how to better understand and prepare the city for flood risk and secure federal funding for its priorities. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

SURGE MENTALITY: Warning sounded about Providence’s widespread flood risks

Arnold “Buff” Chace Jr. was 7 years old when Hurricane Carol ravaged Rhode Island, with a storm surge that submerged downtown Providence in 12...
Jeffrey R. Diehl

Opinion: Yes on Question 2 to support clean water, climate resilience,...

Turning the faucet on for a cold drink of water or for a shower in the morning. Something so routine we don’t even think...

Biden to fight climate change in a new way

Joe Biden is preparing to deal with climate change in a way no U.S. president has done before – by mobilizing his entire administration...

U.S. financial system threatened by climate change

Burnt orange daytime skies signal that the consequences of climate change are already here. But while we tend to focus on the death and...

Survey: 77% of CEOs, CFOs say companies unprepared for climate-related impacts

JOHNSTON – More than three-quarters of CEOs and chief financial officers of the largest companies in the world admit their firms are not fully...
Hong Yang

Bryant professor named Geological Society of America fellow

HONG YANG, a professor of science and technology and vice president for international affairs at Bryant University, was recently elected as a 2019 fellow...

Climate change Is a financial crisis, too

The people who oversee America’s financial system seem to think that climate change isn’t their problem. As one official quipped in recent congressional testimony,...

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