Friday, January 27, 2023

Tag: Rhode Island

Baltimore, Rhode Island argue they’re suing fossil fuel companies over climate...

While the Baltimore and Rhode Island cases proceed in state courts, the fossil fuel companies continue to pursue federal court jurisdiction.

Exclusive: Rhode Island governor nixed agency critiques of LNG facility, silencing...

“We’re going to keep fighting, we’re not going to allow this to be a sacrifice zone for people of color.”

How a small New England state is becoming a trailblazer in...

John Marion has successfully spearheaded numerous pieces of democracy reform, including online voter registration, a law strengthening the state’s Ethics Commission and automatic voter registration and risk-limiting post-election audits.

Major fracked-gas pipeline leak shuts down Rhode Island interstate

Emergency vehicles swarmed the scene and nearby businesses had to evacuate.

8 states that made 2016 a huge year for clean energy

These victories—many of them bipartisan—across the country give hope for 2017.

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What can the United States bring to the peace table for Ukraine?

The United States bears its share of responsibility for this crisis that is destroying Ukraine and placing the world in "unprecedented danger," as the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' new Doomsday Clock statement calls it.

Today’s jaw-dropping quandary: High awareness yet low clout to fix badly-broken systems

The more that reason serves as bedrock,/ The more we’re vexed by lethal gridlock. 

Biden 2024 decision pits the party’s elites against most Democrats

Biden’s decision on whether to run again should be seen as much more than just a matter of personal prerogative.

Simply PFAS: Lawsuit claims ‘all natural’ orange juice brand contains toxic forever chemicals

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances are a growing concern because of the many health impacts associated with exposure and their tendency to persist in the human body for months to years and in the environment for thousands of years.

Who will speak up for my child, the drag queen?

I will be equally proud of my country when enough of us stand up strongly for the right to, and value of, gender fluidity.