R.I.’s Transition to Renewable Energy Must Be Swift and Just

While incorporating more renewables into Rhode Island’s energy profile would reduce the state’s greenhouse gas emissions and address the world’s climate crisis at a local level, it also provides an opportunity to create green jobs and make an equitable transition away from polluting fossil fuels.

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EPA’s Environmental Justice Tool Designed to Map, Protect Vulnerable Populations

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) provides a fairly new mapping tool called EJScreen that helps identify geographical areas where vulnerable populations have higher environmental burdens to overcome. The EPA says […]

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Environmental Injustices Dumped on Two Providence Neighborhoods Illuminate Impacts of Structural Racism

Environmental injustices and the apathetic attitudes that allow them to fester collide head-on in two neighborhoods along Providence's toxic waterfront. This intersection of societal inequality highlights the numerous environmental-justice issues Rhode Island faces.

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