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The nine states of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, including Rhode Island, have set a new, more ambitious goal for reducing carbon emissions by 2030.

They want to cut pollution by 30 percent -- or more, if that proves too easy.

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New research from the University of New Hampshire says the greenest way to heat your home this winter is a wood pellet stove.

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Brown University is joining 11 other universities in pledging to reduce their institutions’ carbon footprint following the U.S. withdrawal of the Paris Climate Accord.

Courtesy of Sara Harris / University of British Columbia

For the past three weeks, we've brought you stories about how climate change is already affecting Rhode Island. Narragansett Bay is getting warmer. Seas are rapidly rising. Shorelines are eroding. And we're experiencing more severe weather events. As part of our new ongoing series, Battle With The Sea, we take a step back this week to look at the science of how we know these changes are happening.