Skip to main content

Library Item

With Waters Rising, It's Time to know What's Going to Happen to RI Coastline


“Global climate change and its impacts have begun to take on a high
profile in Rhode Island. The University of Rhode Island’s prestigious
Honors Colloquium is kicking off a three-month series of public programs
titled “People and Planet: Global Environmental Change,” and just last
month Senator Sheldon Whitehouse chaired a field briefing of the United
States Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works at URI’s
Graduate School of Oceanography to examine the implications of climate
change to Narragansett Bay."