PRP Comments on RI 2022 Climate Update 

PRP Comments on RI 2022 Climate Update 

The Providence Resilience Partnership appreciates the opportunity to provide comments on the Rhode Island 2022 Climate Update draft report. Our state is a leader in working to reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions through the Act on Climate, and the EC4 has made important steps toward decarbonization that are critical for the state’s future. The 2022 Climate…

RISD Museum “Take Care” curation | 2022-March 12, 2023

RISD Museum “Take Care” curation | 2022-March 12, 2023

The Take Care art show is an exhibition curated by the RISD Museum staff members of the Climate Emergency Sustainability (CES) Task Force, that brings together artwork  from around the world, to explore how art can be used to raise awareness about climate change. This unique show features works from a variety of disciplines, including…

PRP x Jewelry District Association Monthly Meeting (1/10) 5PM

PRP x Jewelry District Association Monthly Meeting (1/10) 5PM

Tuesday, Jan,10th (5 PM), the PRP will be presenting at the Jewelry District Association monthly meeting at the South Street Landing (4th Floor). The discussion will address the climate change threats directly impacting the residents and businesses of the Jewelry District. In addition, PRP will be detailing plans to build “Climate Ready Providence” and how neighborhoods and businesses can get involved in helping…

EC4’s Climate Justice Hour | Jan 9th, 2023 7-8p.m. 

EC4’s Climate Justice Hour | Jan 9th, 2023 7-8p.m. 

RI DEM ‘s Executive Climate Coordinating Committee (EC4) will be hosting its second Climate Justice Hour to continue conversations about creating climate justice for Rhode Islanders. Scheduled for next Monday evening in person, at the Southside Community Land Trust, residents are encouraged to attend to share their experiences and community priorities. The event will focus…

PRP at Stormwater Innovation Expo (RECAP)

PRP at Stormwater Innovation Expo (RECAP)

The RI Green Infrastructure Coalition recently held the 4th Annual Stormwater Innovation Expo, bringing together almost 150 experts and advocates at Roger Williams Park with the theme Stormwater Funding & Financing Opportunities. The RI Infrastructure Bank, which is a critical intermediary in accessing federal funding for stormwater infrastructure projects, presented a comprehensive overview of both…

PRP at Stormwater Innovation Expo

PRP at Stormwater Innovation Expo

Visit the Providence Resilience Partnership’s table at the upcoming Rhode Island Stormwater Innovation Expo 2022, being held at the Roger Williams Park Casino at the end of November. The PRP team will be sharing information and tools about stormwater management, including the latest developments from Stormwater Centers of Excellence around the country. You can also…

“Hurricane Ian: Could it Happen in Providence”

“Hurricane Ian: Could it Happen in Providence”

The Providence Resilience Partnership, together with guest URI Professor of Oceanography Isaac Ginis, will be speaking at the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce’s upcoming Innovation Economy Committee meeting on the topic Hurricane Ian: Could it Happen in Providence? If you are interested in having the PRP speak to your organization, please contact Brandon Haley at brandon@providenceresilience.org

Risks and Opportunity Markets: Climate Change and the Housing Crisis |  Sept. 30, 2022 (9-12:00 pm EST)

Risks and Opportunity Markets: Climate Change and the Housing Crisis | Sept. 30, 2022 (9-12:00 pm EST)

September 30 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm (Hybrid Conference) Location: Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP, Louis D. Brandeis Conference Center 155 Seaport Boulevard, Boston, MA 02210 United States Contact: EBC at ebc@ebcne.org Website: Climateadaptationforum.org Event Details: The Climate Adaptation Forum is a collaboration between the Environmental Business Council and the Sustainable Solutions Lab at…

EBC 4th Annual New England Climate Change and Resiliency Summit |  Sept. 13, 2022 9-12:30 pm EST

EBC 4th Annual New England Climate Change and Resiliency Summit | Sept. 13, 2022 9-12:30 pm EST

Representatives from the six New England States will provide updates on their specific climate change plans, program priorities, and implementation strategies. The major focus will be on those key elements that are moving each state’s programs forward in preparation for the impact of climate change. General Continuing Education Certificates are awarded by the EBC for this…

ASAP | Ready to Fund Resilience Training |  July 27, 2022 12-1:30pm ET

ASAP | Ready to Fund Resilience Training | July 27, 2022 12-1:30pm ET

Free for government employees! New training from ASAP starts July 27 including Intro to Climate Resilience Funding & Finance; Prioritizing Equity in Climate Resilience Investment; Introduction to Blended Finance & Project Bundling. Ready to Fund Resilience Training Join American Society of Adaptation Professionals and Climate Resilience Consulting for a mini Ready-to-Fund Resilience Training for local government staff…