Environment

Wind Power: It “Blowed Up Good”
April 19, 2017 No Commentby

Wind Power: It “Blowed Up Good”

  Wind energy is all it’s blown up to be. States like Texas and Oklahoma know wind to be a ...

Opinion: 38 Reasons Deepwater Wind Could Cause Deep Trouble
April 19, 2017 No Commentby

Opinion: 38 Reasons Deepwater Wind Could Cause Deep Trouble

Simply reading the 77-page decision by the Rhode Island Supreme Court provides a thorough and authoritative tutorial to the exercise ...

Baden-Powell Service Association: Traditional Scouting for Everyone
July 6, 2016 No Commentby

Baden-Powell Service Association: Traditional Scouting for Everyone

Young people interested in traditional scouting that emphasizes outdoor activities and interaction with nature had few opportunities if they felt ...

GMOs: Guide for the Perplexed
June 15, 2016 No Commentby

GMOs: Guide for the Perplexed

Surprisingly, the first and hardest problem of talking about genetically modified organisms (GMOs) is defining them. Advanced biotechnology since the ...

GMO Food: Complicated Questions but No Simple Answers
June 15, 2016 No Commentby

GMO Food: Complicated Questions but No Simple Answers

Food containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) made by genetic engineering (GE) has been in the news recently following the May ...

Happy Cows Come From … Rhode Island?
March 2, 2016 No Commentby

Happy Cows Come From … Rhode Island?

Remember that documentary Super Size Me, where Morgan Spurlock tells his tale of eating only McDonald’s food for 30 days ...

Back to the Garden
February 3, 2016 No Commentby

Back to the Garden

“We are stardust, we are golden… and we’ve got to get ourselves back to the garden.” Joni Mitchell As icy ...

Stellar Adventures
December 16, 2015 No Commentby

Stellar Adventures

My journey through the cosmos – by way of the Frosty Drew Observatory – began this past summer. I had ...

A West Side Story
August 5, 2015 No Commentby

A West Side Story

Long ignored by many in favor of the italophile strip just north, the West Side of Providence is considered by ...

2015 Beaches and Bike paths map
June 3, 2015 No Commentby

2015 Beaches and Bike paths map

...