Judee Burr

Judee Burr

Bio:

Judee Burr is a freelance writer, farmer and activist living in Providence, RI, originally from Coventry. She works at Freedom Food Farm in Massachusetts, serves on the Environmental Council of Rhode Island and the board of Groundwork RI, organizes with Standing Up for Racial Justice RI (SURJ RI), and thinks a lot about building an equitable and just environmental movement. She may be spotted playing tennis around the city or eating the vegan reuben at AS220. She writes about sustainability, science and culture.

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Articles by Judee Burr

Providence Electric Bike-Share Program to Launch in June
June 6, 2018 No Commentby

Providence Electric Bike-Share Program to Launch in June

      With lovely spring weather (finally) gracing our fair state, it might feel like high time to get ...

More Parking, Wider Roads, Bigger Houses and Yards? How Outdated Laws Get in the Way of Sustainable Community Planning
May 5, 2018 No Commentby

More Parking, Wider Roads, Bigger Houses and Yards? How Outdated Laws Get in the Way of Sustainable Community Planning

When a representative from the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) asked the audience how we’d gotten ourselves to the ...

Six Months After Hurricane Maria: Puerto Rico At the Intersection of Racial Injustice and Climate Change
April 4, 2018 No Commentby

Six Months After Hurricane Maria: Puerto Rico At the Intersection of Racial Injustice and Climate Change

    Elizabeth Yeampierre’s words about climate change could aptly be applied to systemic racism. “I think it is all ...

A Year Later: Progress on the 1,000 MW Clean Energy Goal for RI
February 28, 2018 No Commentby

A Year Later: Progress on the 1,000 MW Clean Energy Goal for RI

In March 2017, Governor Raimondo announced a statewide goal to install 1,000 megawatts (MW) of renewable energy by the end ...

Abilify MyCite – The Ethics of Digital Drugs in Mental Health Treatment
January 10, 2018 No Commentby

Abilify MyCite – The Ethics of Digital Drugs in Mental Health Treatment

    For the first time, the Federal Drug Administration has approved a drug that tracks when you’ve taken it. ...

Explore Rhode Island’s Ecological Treasures
December 20, 2017 No Commentby

Explore Rhode Island’s Ecological Treasures

Rhode Island may be the smallest state, but it contains an abundance of green and blue places ripe for investigation. ...

Can Rhode Island “Bounce Back” after Disasters? A New Climate Resilience Strategy Is in the Works
November 29, 2017 No Commentby

Can Rhode Island “Bounce Back” after Disasters? A New Climate Resilience Strategy Is in the Works

  Shaun O’Rourke wakes up thinking about Rhode Island. He was hired in summer 2017 as the director of stormwater ...

The Simple Magic of Recycling in Rhode Island
November 17, 2017 No Commentby

The Simple Magic of Recycling in Rhode Island

  Our trash and recycling miraculously evaporate each week. We fill bins with discarded odds and ends, we pull them ...

One Year Later: Rhode Island’s Local Movements for Climate Action Fill the Federal Void
November 1, 2017 No Commentby

One Year Later: Rhode Island’s Local Movements for Climate Action Fill the Federal Void

    I stood within a sea of black umbrellas outside the Louvre. We held them at arm’s length toward ...

Aurora Returns to Slumber: Closing a Downtown Venue that Opened Itself to All
October 4, 2017 No Commentby

Aurora Returns to Slumber: Closing a Downtown Venue that Opened Itself to All

Sabrina Chaudhary and Jason “Where’s Nasty” Almeida are going to miss Aurora. The duo form the experience agency stay silent ...