Category Archives: climate

Energy secretary to visit offshore wind hub in Providence

Energy secretary to visit offshore wind hub in Providence

U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm is visiting a new offshore wind manufacturing hub in Providence on Thursday to talk about the Biden administration’s plan to deploy 30 gigawatts of offshore wind energy by 2030 and to promote the investments in the $1 trillion infrastructure deal.MORE

Rhode Island rethinks plan to cut transportation pollution

Rhode Island rethinks plan to cut transportation pollution

Rhode Island officials plan to lean on federal funding and come up with a new way to cut emissions from the transportation sector, following the demise of a multistate compact aimed at dramatically reducing transportation pollution.MORE

Two Democratic senators oppose Powell as Fed chair

Two Democratic senators oppose Powell as Fed chair

Two Senate Democrats will oppose the reappointment of Jerome Powell as chair of the Federal Reserve, as President Joe Biden is expected to announce within days who he will pick for the nation’s most powerful economic position. MORE

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