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.
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.

We Need Vigilance On Climate Change Flickr: Rubén Moreno Montolíu

We Need Vigilance On Climate Change

The need for a vigilant media to report on climate change has never been more urgent but the public must take responsibility, too.

IUCN: We Need Public Service Announcements About Climate Change Eric Pape/Civil Beat

IUCN: We Need Public Service Announcements About Climate Change

Seven types of weather and ocean conditions can be expected to return to Hawaii with increasing frequency and intensity as the world warms.
The Value of Hawaii: Climate Change by Chip Fletcher

The Value of Hawaii: Climate Change by Chip Fletcher

Where's the rain? Hawaii’s climate is changing in ways consistent with the influence of global warming.