Topic: climate change

Purple marsh crabs, rising sea levels destroy New England marshlands

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Purple marsh crabs, rising sea levels destroy New England marshlands

October 18, 2017 0 comments

The salt marshes of New England are disappearing.

R.I. universities to collaborate on climate change research

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R.I. universities to collaborate on climate change research

September 27, 2017 0 comments

The University of Rhode Island will head a consortium of eight major universities in the Ocean State to study the impacts of climate change.

J. Timmons Roberts, professor of environmental studies and sociology, asked members of RISCC to spearhead the movement in Rhode Island in the hopes that Rhode Island could be the final state to hold the march.

Metro, News

People’s Climate Mobilization to take place Saturday at RI State House

April 25, 2017 0 comments

The R.I. Student Climate Coalition will host a march at the Rhode Island State House as hundreds gather for the People’s Climate Movement in Washington.

Columns, Opinions

Krishnamurthy ’19: At war with climate change

April 5, 2017 0 comments

It isn’t often that environmentalists cheer the views of Trump administration officials on climate change.

Arts & Culture

‘Poler Bears for Polar Bears’ raises funds for environmental justice

March 14, 2017 0 comments

Taking an incredibly novel approach to fighting climate change, the Poler Bears, Brown’s pole dancing troupe, hosted “Poler Bears for Polar Bear.”

Mark Baumer MFA’11 dies during barefoot cross-country walk

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Mark Baumer MFA’11 dies during barefoot cross-country walk

February 27, 2017 0 comments

Mark Baumer MFA’11 was fatally struck by an SUV Jan. 21 as he walked barefoot across the United States to protest climate change.

Students travel abroad for UN Climate Talks

University News

Students travel abroad for UN Climate Talks

December 2, 2016 0 comments

Students enrolled in ENVS1575 recently returned from Marrakesh, Morocco, where they attended the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

Guy Edwards, research fellow at the Institute at Brown for Environment and Society, Isabel Cavelier, minister counselor to the U.N., Natalie Unterstell, fellow at Harvard, Camila Bustos ’16, Ximena Carranza ’17 and J. Timmons Roberts, professor of environmental studies, discuss climate action in Latin America.

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Presentation addresses climate change in Latin America

February 12, 2016 0 comments

Panelists discussed the significance of the Paris Climate Conference as a prime example of Latin American countries stepping into policy-making positions.