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Schatz: Dems Poised To Roll Out ‘Big, Bold Climate Legislation’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Schatz: Dems Poised To Roll Out ‘Big, Bold Climate Legislation’

The Hawaii senator unveiled a new proposal to reduce emissions and stimulate the economy by focusing federal resources to combat the rise of global temperatures.

Waypoints: Charting Hawaii’s Course For A Resilient Future Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Waypoints: Charting Hawaii’s Course For A Resilient Future

We have the incredible opportunity to reimagine what is possible for our islands and our future.

How Do I Teach My Kids About Climate Change? PF Bentley/Civil Beat

How Do I Teach My Kids About Climate Change?

We collected resources and advice for stress-free ways to talk to your kids about a stressful subject.

How Do You Talk To People About Climate Change Without Freaking Them Out? Claire Caulfield/Civil Beat

How Do You Talk To People About Climate Change Without Freaking Them Out?

A majority of adults in Hawaii know global warming is happening, but not many discuss the issue with friends, family or co-workers.

The Future For Fishing: Managing A Lucrative Resource In The Face Of Climate Change Cory Lum/Civil Beat

The Future For Fishing: Managing A Lucrative Resource In The Face Of Climate Change

Congressional leaders are considering ways to make the nation’s primary fisheries management law more effective as the planet warms.

Honolulu Has Mapped Just How Hot Oahu Is Now Oahu Community Heat Map

Honolulu Has Mapped Just How Hot Oahu Is Now

Climate change has contributed to record heat throughout Hawaii.

Six Feet Above: Where To Draw The Line On Sea Level Rise Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Six Feet Above: Where To Draw The Line On Sea Level Rise

Lawmakers are considering how far to set back new developments as well as specific strategies to deal with climate change.

Danny De Gracia: We Must Get Ready For The Climate Change ‘Storm’ Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Danny De Gracia: We Must Get Ready For The Climate Change ‘Storm’

Lawmakers and public officials need to do a better job educating Hawaii residents about the effects of sea level rise and changing weather patterns.

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Hawaii Should Learn From Australia’s Wildfires Courtesy: Clay Trauernicht

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Hawaii Should Learn From Australia’s Wildfires

With climate change exacerbating wildfires in the islands, we need to come together as a community and take action now.

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