Providence, Rhode Island – Climate Justice Plan: Creating an Equitable, Low-Carbon, and Climate Resilient Future

Organizational Author Office of Sustainability and the Racial and Environmental Justice Committee (REJC) of the City of Providence, Rhode Island
Date Published 11/7/2022
Resource Type Climate Action Plan
Tags Climate Adaptation & Resilience

Resource Summary

Co-created by the Office of Sustainability and the Racial and Environmental Justice Committee (REJC) of the City of Providence, Rhode Island, this Climate Justice Plan lays the foundation for socially equitable climate mitigation and adaptation. Providence Mayor Elorza has set a goal for the city to become carbon neutral by 2050, with frontline communities to “lead the charge.” The Plan includes seven key objectives and over 50 mitigation as well as adaptation strategies developed to concurrently achieve carbon neutrality, climate resilience and social climate justice in Providence.

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