Programs & Projects

Overview of Rhode Island's Major Initiatives on Climate Change

Review of RI's major initiatives on climate change


The State of Rhode Island is committed to developing practical solutions to climate change through reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, making preparations for the effects of current and future changes in the state’s climate, and ensuring RI prospers by being at the leading edge of the transition to a lower carbon future. Below is a list of some of the efforts that the State has engaged in to this end.

Small Business Resilience

Power Sector Transformation

Heating Sector Transformation

Transportation & Climate Initiative (TCI)

CRMC’s Coastal Hazard Application Worksheet & Online Viewer


Leading by Example

Energy Efficiency in Rhode Island

RI Shoreline Change Special Area Management Plan

Vulnerability of Transportation Assets to Sea Level Rise

Senior Resiliency Project