Driven by the immediate threat posed by climate change, PRP is working on:
To build a critical foundation for this resilience work, PRP funded a study by the University of Rhode Island Coastal Resources Center & RI Sea Grant to review, organize & synthesize decades of data & studies to analyze the impacts & risks of climate change.
PRP is working to create ways for neighborhoods across the city to understand the impending risks from climate change, learn best practices for resilience & collaborate on finding the best solutions for our city!
Climate Ready Providence
Climate change is impacting different areas of the city in unique ways. There is significant momentum in neighbor scale and sector plans, but we must plan comprehensively, while aligning different communities and interest groups around an integrated city-wide resilience plan.