House Commission Created to Reorganize CRMC Calls Process Heavy Lift; Changes Not Expected This Year

A special legislative commission looking at ways to reorganize Rhode Island's troubled Coastal Resources Management Council will wrap up its work this year without a pathway to significant legislation.

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Report: Greenhouse Gas Emissions are Rising in R.I.

A recent report shows greenhouse gas emissions increased 8.2% statewide in 2018, with almost an additional million metric tons of carbon dioxide released into the air compared to the previous year. Rhode Island is trending in the wrong direction.

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Legislation Would Create Resources for Climate, Environmental Education in Classrooms

PROVIDENCE — A bill that would introduce resources on climate change education into Rhode Island classrooms is being met with support, although critics say it would overload already-stressed teachers. Rep. […]

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