Author: Tim Faulkner, EcoRI News

  • State Officials Warn Climate Impact Predictions may be Worsening

    The situation looks grim for Rhode Island and the rest of the East Coast when it come to climate change. In fact, the outlook is getting worse, according to state officials. Grover Fugate, head of the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) and the face of the state‚Äôs climate research and planning, recently said…

  • State to Get Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

    Rhode Island plans to install at least 30 public electric vehicle (EV) charging stations next year. The state Office of Energy Resources (OER) is directing the project to expand EV use across the state. Building EV charging stations, the OER says, will create jobs, reduce pollution and “accelerate Rhode Island’s transition to electrified transportation.” The…