Environment Rhode Island Latest Blog Posts

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Jake Taber
Content Creator

But a one-year pause on drilling isn’t enough — Chaco needs permanent protections, now.

When President Joe Biden was sworn into office last month amid a masked and eerily quiet Washington D.C., I wasn’t expecting immediate, far-reaching action on climate. I had become so accustomed to the executive branch ignoring the existential threat of a warming planet that I forgot what was possible at the federal level. President Biden reminded me.

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Johanna Neumann
Senior Director, Campaign for 100% Renewable Energy

Our energy system is more fragile than it should be, but with smart planning and decisions we can make a cleaner, safer, more resilient energy system a reality.

Wilderness designation is our best tool to protect the coastal plain of the Arctic Refuge

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Alex Petersen
Conservation America Campaign, Advocate

Out of the gates, here’s what President Biden did for America’s wildlife

The butterfly’s plummeting population warrants protection under the Endangered Species Act, and now is the time for action.

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Mary Katherine Moore
Creative Associate

Even though we’ve lost between 80 and 99 percent of the monarchs in our skies, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) recently refused to give them endangered species protections. It’s past time to protect the dwindling species.