Roger Williams University

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Wednesday, January 29, 2014
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BRISTOL, RI __ Like father, like son? Not exactly: social change with regard to the environment sometimes takes a generational change. Here, Planet Forward (RWU) tracks a father and son as they consider their carbon footprint.
RWU students follow angus beef from Blackbird Farms in Smithfield, RI to Persimmon Restaurant in Bristol, RI. By buying local products, there s a smaller carbon footprint than if you bought products out of state.
PORTSMOUTH, RI __ In 2009, this little New England community raised its own wind turbine to generate its own power supply. A year later, Planet Forward (RWU) returns to Portsmouth to see what the fuss was all about.
BRISTOL, RI __ Looking to reduce your carbon footprint? Some power companies will do FREE home audits to determine if your place needs some updating. Planet Forward (RWU) walks through a local home to see how it measures up.
There are many ways to change your Carbon Footprint. Gabe offers some lifestyle advice.
BRISTOL, RI __ Roger Williams University converted a diesel-shuttle to bio-diesel machine that runs on spent Canola oil.
PROVIDENCE, RI __ Small Business owner, Churck Carberry, takes the Planet Forward (RWU) team on a walking tour of his green-certified building.
BRISTOL, RI __ Caring for the environment is not a new idea... it's a recycled idea. Poet William Wordsworth offered his thoughts over a century ago.
BRISTOL, RI __ Roger Williams University converted one of its diesel buses to run on canola oil. Planet Forward takes you beneath the machine for a Q&A with the mechanic.
BRISTOL, RI __ Marine biologists seed Mount Hope Bay's oyster beds. Planet Forward (RWU) goes along for the ride.

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