We are concerned citizens working to build the climate movement in Rhode Island. An affiliate of 350.org, we’re fighting for 100% renewable energy, a clean and sustainable earth, and environmental justice for all. Join us!
At CARI’s May meeting (online), Kevin Budris, staff attorney at the Conservation Law Foundation, gave an eye-opening presentation about the climate impact of plastic pollution. Slides and video are posted here.
As dozens of people demonstrated outside, 10 CARI members lay down “dead” inside the Chase bank on Thayer Street, symbolizing the tens of thousands of deaths attributable to climate change. Chase is funding fossil fuel exploration to the tune of a quarter trillion dollars.
You and your pet can help launch CARI’s nationwide campaign against the world’s biggest oil baron, Jamie Dimon of JPMorgan Chase! We’re cutting up our Chase credit cards on social media and demanding that Chase stop funding fossil fuels by 2030.
This column is heavy. It’s going to make you uncomfortable. If I had read it 10 years ago, or maybe even 6 months ago, it would have made me uncomfortable…But now, it’s my constant, waking truth. It is the objective truth. And so it has to be your truth, too. Please read on.
CARI has endorsed 13 climate champions from around Rhode Island for State House seats. To step up the fight against climate change in the Ocean State, please support their campaigns and help them to victory on November 6!
In the Wednesday September 12 Democratic primary election, CARI has endorsed Matt Brown for Governor, Aaron Regunberg for Lt. Governor, and 7 fantastic climate champions from around the state for State House seats.
Climate Action Rhode Island (CARI), the Rhode Island affiliate of 350.org, is proud to announce its enthusiastic endorsement of Laufton Ascencao for Rhode Island House District 68 Representative, representing parts of Bristol and Warren.
“Matt Brown tells the full truth about the reality of the climate crisis. Along with his willingness to speak directly and openly about systemic racism and our broken economic system, Brown does not water down how urgent and serious the climate crisis is. This is the kind of honest and courageous public leadership we need in Rhode Island and beyond.”
Welcome to CARI’s biweekly newsletter! Here you will find summaries and resources for RI events, actions, and legislative updates. Connections will be made to the broader movement with links to further reading. Please contribute your information by emailing Nicole DiPaolo at [email protected]
CARI urges the Rhode Island House Corporations Committee to vote against allowing dirty biomass incineration plants, like the one proposed by big campaign donor Mark DePasquale, to qualify for clean-energy net metering.
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