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Articles by Brendan Gardner (7)

Brown students face Northeast heat wave without AC, call University response inadequate

News, University News

Brown students face Northeast heat wave without AC, call University response inadequate

July 7, 2021 0 comments

A multi-day heat wave at the end of June prompted complaints from students about the excessive heat with limited air conditioning and what they called an inadequate University response.

Bill on ‘divisive concepts,’ against ‘critical race theory’ in education sparks statewide debate

Metro, News

Bill on ‘divisive concepts,’ against ‘critical race theory’ in education sparks statewide debate

June 23, 2021 4 comments

A state bill proposing the prohibition of “divisive concepts” in education has sparked controversy across Rhode Island on the inclusion of racial justice curricula in public schools.

Providence receives “F” on ozone pollution in American Lung Association report

Metro, News

Providence receives “F” on ozone pollution in American Lung Association report

May 18, 2021 0 comments

The American Lung Association’s annual State of the Air report for Providence gave the city an F for ozone pollution, but found that particle pollution is at an acceptable level.

Derek Chauvin was convicted of unintentional second degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter for the May 25, 2020 killing of George Floyd.

Metro, News, University News

Brown, Providence communities react to Chauvin conviction

April 27, 2021 0 comments

Following the murder conviction of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, members of the Brown and Providence communities shared their reactions to the verdict.

RI to hold vaccination weekends for residents of color

Metro, News

RI to hold vaccination weekends for residents of color

April 9, 2021 0 comments

In order to reduce the racial disparity in COVID-19 vaccination rates in Rhode Island, the state will hold two mass vaccination weekends for residents of color in the state.

Study suggests potential decarbonization plan for R.I. that could lead to net zero emissions by 2050

News, Science & Research

Study suggests potential decarbonization plan for R.I. that could lead to net zero emissions by 2050

March 9, 2021 0 comments

Rhode Island has the potential to cut its carbon emissions by 80 percent between 2030 and 2050, according to data from a recently published study from the Brown Climate and Development Lab and the Stockholm Environment Institute.

Providence Preservation Society names entire City ‘endangered property’

Metro, News

Providence Preservation Society names entire City ‘endangered property’

February 7, 2021 0 comments

The Providence Preservation Society voted Jan. 27 to place the City of Providence on its 2021 Most Endangered Properties list to call attention to the dangers that climate change poses to the city.