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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.

Hawaii Still Backs Paris Climate Accord Even If US Doesn’t Courtesy

Hawaii Still Backs Paris Climate Accord Even If US Doesn’t

So do other states that were represented in Madrid for the annual UN conference this month.

Hawaii 2040: What We Learned About Climate Change Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Hawaii 2040: What We Learned About Climate Change

The ambitious reporting project found myriad reasons for the public to be pessimistic about the effects of a warming planet on the islands. But also reasons for hope.

Driving Headlong Toward The Climate Change Cliff NASA

Driving Headlong Toward The Climate Change Cliff

Tragically, there is plenty of evidence that we’re not taking this planetary crisis seriously.

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.

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