Georgetown Climate Center: Decreasing Flood Risk through Regional Collaborations: Lessons from the Field
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Georgetown Climate Center: Decreasing Flood Risk through Regional Collaborations: Lessons from the Field

Every year, flooding causes billions of dollars in damage across the U.S. with devastating losses for individuals, families, and communities. Join this webinar hosted by the Georgetown Climate Center (GCC) and Headwaters Economics that examines the disconnect between the impacts of major flooding and the availability of federal funding through the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs…

USDOT’s Webinar on Identifying Discretionary Grant Opportunities
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USDOT’s Webinar on Identifying Discretionary Grant Opportunities

The United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) is hosting a webinar to provide information about identifying and responding to Federal transportation grant opportunities. The USDOT Discretionary Grants Dashboard will be showcased during the webinar. The new tool makes it easier to search for and find grant opportunities depending on the type of project, organization type,…

Bryant University’s Earth Day Symposium on Climate & Sustainability

Bryant University’s Earth Day Symposium on Climate & Sustainability

Bryant University is hosting its 1st annual Earth Day Symposium on Climate and Sustainability in an effort to promote climate related discussions and actions. In today’s society, companies are creating new roles specifically for implementing sustainability into their operations. It is a field full of opportunities for recent college graduates that are studying both arts…

Community Learning Event About Residential Stormwater Solutions 

Community Learning Event About Residential Stormwater Solutions 

Come join the Bristol town community in discovering the most effective practices for managing residential stormwater runoff. At the event, experts will share their knowledge on a variety of topics, including rain barrels, permeable pavers, and bioretention basins. You’ll learn how these methods can be easily implemented at home to help prevent polluted stormwater runoff…

State Agency Climate Justice Hour: Transportation & Mobility | Apr. 10th, 2023 6-7:30p.m. 

State Agency Climate Justice Hour: Transportation & Mobility | Apr. 10th, 2023 6-7:30p.m. 

The RI Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) will be hosting its third Climate Justice Hour to continue conversations about creating climate justice for Rhode Islanders. Chris Gaynor (Climate Justice Specialist with the RIDEM) and Greg Ohadoma (Energy Justice Manager with the RI Office on Energy Resources (OER) want to hear from community voices, organizers, and…

SNEP: Funding Water Quality Restoration and Climate Resilience Projects in Rhode Island

One of the challenges that communities face when addressing water quality, flooding and/or other climate change impacts is identifying funding mechanisms to support their projects. With unprecedented funding available for this work, this workshop will provide a roadmap by highlighting key funding opportunities for water quality and climate resilience projects. This workshop will allow participants…

How Extreme Weather Events Impact Our Health and Wellbeing (Brown University: Climate & Health Seminar Series)

How Extreme Weather Events Impact Our Health and Wellbeing (Brown University: Climate & Health Seminar Series)

Join experts from the School of Public Health and the Population Studies and Training Center to discuss how extreme weather events, caused by climate change, are impacting our health and wellbeing. The discussion will reference Brown research looking at the impacts Hurricanes such as Katrina and Maria have had on local populations, including those with…

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
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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…