Stewart Taggart

Stewart Taggart is a retired economics journalist.
The Good And The Bad Of A Carbon Tax In Hawaii Cory Lum/Civil Beat

The Good And The Bad Of A Carbon Tax In Hawaii

For a state surrounded by rising seas, it’s remarkable the case for locally comprehensive carbon pricing even need be made.

Hawaiian Airlines Needs To Commit To Renewable Energy Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaiian Airlines Needs To Commit To Renewable Energy

The carrier flies a fuel-efficient aircraft fleet but seems uncommitted to biofuels.

Hydrogen Is Hawaii’s Bridge Fuel

Hydrogen Is Hawaii’s Bridge Fuel

If Hawaii is serious about reaching its 100 percent renewables goal by 2045, this writer argues hydrogen provides the best path to get us there.
Hawaii: World’s First Hydrogen Economy? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii: World’s First Hydrogen Economy?

By incorporating 21st century technology into our transportation system, we can speed toward sustainability, boost the economy and even save the poorly planned rail project.