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…

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…

GrowSmart RI Power of Place Summit 2022

GrowSmart RI Power of Place Summit 2022

On June 21, 2022, the Providence Resilience Partnership joined the state-wide conversation at Grow Smart RI’s biannual Power of Place Summit. The day-long event held at RI Convention Center featured numerous organizations throughout Rhode Island working to promote smart growth in their communities. With over 200 attendees, representing a wide range of industries, participants were able…

URI Metcalf Lecture Series

URI Metcalf Lecture Series

Check out upcoming public lecture series at URI’s Metcalf Institute! This year’s speakers will explore the causes and consequences of coastal and inland flooding, including how climate change is affecting flooding, the inequitable impacts of flood events, and how communities are taking action. The weeklong series will highlight leaders in science, policy, and community engagement…