Topic: Environmental Policy

In their research, Provost Richard Locke P’18 and his former student Greg Distelhorst, a current MIT professor, also noted that their findings were more pronounced in the apparel sector.

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University study suggests compliance with labor standards benefits companies

February 12, 2018 0 comments

Multinational enterprises have a lot to gain by treating their factory workers well, according to new research by Provost Richard Locke P’18 and his former student, Greg Distelhorst, now an assistant professor of global economics and management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Despite concern, liquefaction facility plans move forward

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Despite concern, liquefaction facility plans move forward

January 31, 2017 0 comments

National Grid received its Federal Energy Regulatory Commission certificate, giving it permission to proceed to install a natural gas liquefaction facility.

Composting to be implemented campus-wide by fall 2016

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Composting to be implemented campus-wide by fall 2016

April 19, 2016 0 comments

As of the fall 2016 semester, the University will have implemented composting programs across all dining halls.

Brown students joined with thousands of activists Sunday in New York to participate in the People’s Climate March.

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Students join in record-setting march

September 22, 2014 9 comments

When Dawn King asked her class how many students were planning to attend this weekend’s People’s Climate March in New York, the response “inspired” her.

Film dives into sustainable ocean planning issues

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Film dives into sustainable ocean planning issues

October 29, 2013 0 comments

The public premiere showcased Rhode Island’s efforts to regulate its use of marine resources.

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Providence City Council passes resolution to divest from coal

October 3, 2013 1 comment

The capital city is the first in the country to forego investing in fossil fuels due to climate change.

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Brown Divest Coal: Yes to divest

October 1, 2013 0 comments

“We hope the Corporation will take this opportunity to cement the University’s reputation as a cornerstone of progressive action and social advancement.”

R.I. company to develop offshore wind farm

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R.I. company to develop offshore wind farm

September 12, 2013 4 comments

The Deepwater Wind Energy Center will have about 200 turbines and produce 1000 megawatts.

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Pollution on the rise in R.I.

January 24, 2013 0 comments

Legal pollution emissions increased in Rhode Island by nearly 0.5 percent in 2011, according to data from the Environmental Protection Agency.