Here are six ways that urban forestry can help our communities if we choose to invest in it.
While Big Gas is still trying to peddle its climate-damaging products, regional officials seem poised to recognize the power of solar and wind energy.
CLF’s new senior vice president of law and policy is a veteran environmental advocate primed to oversee the organization’s advocacy efforts across New England.
Numerous beach closures in the summer of 2023 were a result of climate change and stormwater pollution.
“As an environmentalist, I am always looking for more ways to protect the environment, but confronting global climate issues can feel overwhelming. When I moved to Rhode Island, I found Conservation Law Foundation through friends and family. I knew immediately that supporting CLF was the best way to make a difference. So, I joined CLF’s… Continue reading Marian Smith
Local farms are a fundamental way to connect communities through a shared love of healthy food.
“The climate crisis is already affecting communities here in Rhode Island,” said CLF staff attorney James Crowley. “We need new offshore wind resources to provide clean, renewable energy, and it’s extremely disappointing that the state’s latest procurement process has not resulted in any new development. Ramping up the development of clean energy is a major response to the crisis we’re facing, and the state needs to get moving.”
When temperatures climb, this climate-friendly technology can help keep you cool, too
Around New England and around the country, the summer of 2023 was a summer of extreme weather.
North Atlantic right whales are on the verge of extinction – and we humans remain the biggest threat to their survival. Scientists are clear: We can’t afford to lose even one whale a year due to human causes if this critically endangered species is to recover. Collisions with boats and ships are one of those… Continue reading Special Interests Aim to Sink Regulations Protecting Endangered Right Whales