Ocean Temperatures: Climate Warning for New England

and cultural identity is inextricably linked to the ocean that laps at nearly 6,200 miles of coastline. And the region’s ocean waters are warming, and not just a little.

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New Providence Partnership Pushes for Climate-Ready City

PROVIDENCE — The city’s vulnerabilities to the climate crisis, most notably increased flooding linked to sea-level rise, storm surge, and more frequent and intense rains, are urgent and will increase in the coming decades to unmanageable levels. The status quo or business as usual won’t keep Rhode Island’s capital afloat.

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URI Awarded $1.5 Million NOAA Grant to Study Sea-Level Rise Impact on Extreme Weather

KINGSTON, R.I. — Researchers at the University of Rhode Island and Pennsylvania State University were recently awarded a four-year, $1.5 million grant through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to study the effects of sea-level rise and how it may exacerbate the impact of extreme weather.

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