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New England states ink deal to cooperate on offshore wind

New England states ink deal to cooperate on offshore wind

Three New England states have announced plans to jointly solicit bids for offshore wind projects in an attempt to curb costs and boost clean energy development.

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RI ban on new gas vehicle sales: State pushing electric vehicles

No, you won't need to give up your gas car, and you could even buy a new one in another state, though many of RI's neighbors will have similar rules.
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'A flipping swamp': Property rights vs. climate change in Narragansett

A controversial proposal to build a house on an undersized lot — that is nearly half wetlands and adjacent to the Narrow River — is pitting questions of property rights against neighborhood compatibility and climate change.

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RI on track to meet 2020 greenhouse gas goal but may come up short of 2030 target

Rhode Island is on track again to reach the first interim target put in place by a landmark state law to cut its share of planet-warming greenhouse gases, with the ultimate goal of getting to net-zero emissions by 2050.

Swamps can protect against climate change, if we only let them

Swamps can protect against climate change, if we only let them

Wetlands absorb carbon dioxide and buffer the excesses of drought and flood, yet we’ve drained much of this land. Can we learn to love our swamps?
Swamps can protect against climate change, if we only let them
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Swamps can protect against climate change, if we only let them

Wetlands absorb carbon dioxide and buffer the excesses of drought and flood, yet we’ve drained much of this land. Can we learn to love our swamps?
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Car culture drives Rhode Island’s climate inaction

The roar of oversized pickups has failed to muffle the hysteria over the rise in gasoline prices.
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