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How The Gas Company Plans To Fight A Bill Banning Gas Water Heaters Cory Lum/Civil Beat

How The Gas Company Plans To Fight A Bill Banning Gas Water Heaters

Hawaii Gas faces an uncertain future as the state moves to renewables. Now it’s creating a new entity to help advocate for gas.

They’ve Watched Our Climate Changing For Decades From High Atop Mauna Loa Cory Lum/Civil Beat

They’ve Watched Our Climate Changing For Decades From High Atop Mauna Loa

For 60 years, scientists have documented the rising trend of carbon dioxide levels as fossil fuel emissions continue to increase.

Poll: Oahu Voters Want Action On Climate Change Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Poll: Oahu Voters Want Action On Climate Change

A new survey finds high levels of support for doing things individually and collectively to address the effects of a warming planet.

How A Doctor And A Reverend On Oahu Became Climate Warriors

How A Doctor And A Reverend On Oahu Became Climate Warriors

The two are taking new approaches to their work in the face of climate change.

 

My Slog To Find Rare Birds In A Remote Maui Rainforest Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

My Slog To Find Rare Birds In A Remote Maui Rainforest

Nine cold, wet, showerless days crawling on my knees in the mud on the side of a mountain. What’s not to love?

Why Gonzo Artist Ralph Steadman Drew The Endangered Kiwikiu For Us Courtesy: Sadie Williams

Why Gonzo Artist Ralph Steadman Drew The Endangered Kiwikiu For Us

The tiny Hawaii forest bird, threatened by climate change and habitat loss, is finding additional support from 7,000 miles away.

Honolulu To Fossil Fuel Companies: Pay For Our Climate Change Damages Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu To Fossil Fuel Companies: Pay For Our Climate Change Damages

“Big oil” has caused major climate change problems for Oahu and Mayor Kirk Caldwell wants the City Council to approve a lawsuit to cover the costs.

Honolulu’s First ‘Climathon’ Tackles The Challenges Of Green Tourism Brittany Lyte

Honolulu’s First ‘Climathon’ Tackles The Challenges Of Green Tourism

The winners of the hackathon proposed giving beach toys a second life as a way to reduce visitors’ environmental footprint.

Record Heat Thrusts Hawaii Corals Into ‘New Era’ Of Bleaching Alana Eagle/Civil Beat

Record Heat Thrusts Hawaii Corals Into ‘New Era’ Of Bleaching

The reefs have never had to endure such conditions. Marine scientists remain optimistic but warn that time is running out for society to step up.

Report: Climate Change Is Hurting Oceans — And Us — More Than Expected Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Report: Climate Change Is Hurting Oceans — And Us — More Than Expected

The first ocean-specific report by a prestigious international panel underscores the urgency of taking action now to reduce carbon emissions and limit global warming.

Is This The New Normal? Hawaii Wrestles With Record Heat Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Is This The New Normal? Hawaii Wrestles With Record Heat

Climatologists are frustrated by the lack of action in response to manmade global warming, but there are some simple solutions that could provide relief.

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Bracing For The Fiercer Storms To Come Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Bracing For The Fiercer Storms To Come

There are growing concerns about how climate change is impacting Hawaii’s ability to withstand hurricanes and other severe weather.

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