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A CLEANER ­FUTURE: The Block Island Wind Farm is only the first of many offshore wind energy projects, all of which are designed to replace dirtier, fossil-fuel ­sources of ­electricity. / COURTESY ­DEEPWATER WIND

Local action on climate accord is smart move for R.I. to...

Despite President Donald Trump’s decision to pull the United States out of the Paris Climate Accord, there is much that can be done on...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO announced that Rhode Island had joined the United States Climate Alliance, a group of states committed to upholding the Paris Climate Accord standards despite President Donald Trump's rejection of the agreement.

R.I. joins U.S. Climate Alliance in reaction to Paris Accord withdrawal

PROVIDENCE - Gov. Gina M Raimondo announced Friday that Rhode Island will join the United States Climate Alliance. The alliance was formed on Thursday by...

No renegotiation: Everyone but Donald Trump is sticking by Paris climate...

LONDON – Global leaders vowed to press ahead with the Paris climate accord after Donald Trump pulled the world’s biggest economy out of the...
THE ABUNDANCE OF INEXPENSIVE NATURAL GAS and the maturation of the renewable energy industry have been decimating the coal industry, not government policy, according to industry observers.

Trump’s exit from Paris climate accord won’t revive coal jobs

NEW YORK – President Donald Trump is making good on his campaign promise to exit the Paris climate accord, but fulfilling his vow to...
26,425 SINGLE FAMILY HOMES in Rhode Island are at risk for storm surge damage. / COURTESY CORELOGIC

CoreLogic: 26,425 homes at risk to storm surge damage in R.I.

PROVIDENCE - Storm surges are estimated to threaten 26,425 homes in the Ocean State according to a report released by CoreLogic Inc. on Thursday....
SHAREHOLDERS OF DUNKIN' BRANDS are set to vote on whether to study the environmental impact of Keurig K-Cup single-serving coffee products that use Dunkin' Donuts-brand coffee.

Dunkin’ vote renews debate over environmental impact of K-Cups

NEW YORK – Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc. shareholders are set to vote Wednesday on whether to push the coffee chain to review its use...

DEM offers $6.4M in grants to address R.I. stormwater and flooding

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management announced Monday that it will provide $6.4 million in matching grants to address stormwater and flooding...

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