Chip Fletcher

Dr. Chip Fletcher, author of “Climate Change: What the Science Tells Us” (J. Wiley, 2019) is associate dean of the School of Ocean and Earth Science, and Technology, and Professor of Earth Sciences at the University of Hawaii Manoa, and vice-chair of the Honolulu Climate Change Commission.
Low-Lying Islands At The Forefront Of Climate Change Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Low-Lying Islands At The Forefront Of Climate Change

Our planning for rising sea levels must consider vulnerable communities in the Pacific.

Want To Save The Planet? Eat More Plants Flickr: chezshai

Want To Save The Planet? Eat More Plants

And while you are at it, think about giving up on meat and dairy, too.

Humanity Has Entered A Period Of Extraordinary Transformation Flickr: Martin Snicer

Humanity Has Entered A Period Of Extraordinary Transformation

The Earth is reacting to anthropogenic climate change far faster than expected. When will we do something about it?

Speeding Toward Irrevocable Climate Chaos Flickr: Rubén Moreno Montolíu

Speeding Toward Irrevocable Climate Chaos

Global carbon emissions must be cut by 50 percent per decade beginning now — repeat, now.

Chip Fletcher: Memorial For A 2,171-Year-Old Island Courtesy: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Chip Fletcher: Memorial For A 2,171-Year-Old Island

The loss of this ecologically invaluable island to rising sea level demonstrates the need to stop climate change. Now.

Consistent Teaching Points On Climate Change Flickr: Gage Skidmore

Consistent Teaching Points On Climate Change

An open letter from University of Hawaii sustainability scholars and practitioners.

Seawalls May Protect Property But They Destroy Beaches Mike Foley

Seawalls May Protect Property But They Destroy Beaches

The county and state approaches to shoreline management are aligning in a regime of rising sea levels.

Our Catastrophic Climate Gap US Global Change Research Program

Our Catastrophic Climate Gap

You need to get involved to ensure a healthy future for the planet.

We Need To Pay Attention To The New Hawaii Climate Commission Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

We Need To Pay Attention To The New Hawaii Climate Commission

Weather and climate disasters are growing larger, wetter, stronger and in some places, more often. This is not a coincidence.

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