Rhode Island

Rhode Island follows the Next Generation Science Standards as a framework for teaching climate change, and has also introduced a number of bills in the senate for the purpose of increasing climate change education (though they have all died in committee). Rhode Island has not only made progress thus far, but are continuously attempting to implement change to better the standing of climate change education in the state.

Climate Issues

  • Rising sea levels
  • Increasingly severe storms
  • Increased flooding


Action Items

Who to Contact?
Commissioner of Education: Angélica Infante-Green
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (401) 222-8700

Find the email Template Advocating for Climate Education here