17/11/2017
On November 15th, the Environmental Council of Rhode Island, ReNewable Now Network and Rhode Island College are holding a forum on the often contentious but vital issue of siting renewable energy projects in Rhode Island. market…
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Are you sure you know what food security really means and if not, why you might want to learn? And do you want to know how it all ties into climate change? Meet Jennifer Burney, an environmental scientist who will be able to answer those questions as her research focuses on simultaneously achieving global food security and mitigating climate change.

She designs, implements and evaluates technologies for poverty alleviation and agricultural adaptation, and studies the links between “energy poverty” – the lack of access to modern energy services – and food or nutrition security, the mechanisms by which energy services can help alleviate poverty, the environmental impacts of food production and consumption, and climate impacts on agriculture.

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