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Al Gore on Climate Change: ‘We Are Going to Win This Thing’

Al Gore on Climate Change: ‘We Are Going to Win This Thing’

The former vice president and environmental prophet brings a hopeful message on a dire topic to Honolulu.
Hawaii Sustainability Conference To Explore ‘A World Worth Living In’

Hawaii Sustainability Conference To Explore ‘A World Worth Living In’

Al Gore and Barbara Boxer top slate of national environmental leaders expected to lead talks on building a secure future.

Hawaii Governor Seeks Public Input on Climate Change

Gov. Neil Abercrombie is asking for ideas from Hawaii residents “on how the federal government can better support…
VIDEO: Does More Need To Be Done About Climate Change In Hawaii?

VIDEO: Does More Need To Be Done About Climate Change In Hawaii?

Local scientist calls for "climate proofing."

Spending and Market-Based Tools to Address Sea-Level Rise in Hawaii

Last of 3 Parts: With strong leadership and careful planning, Hawaii could serve as a global model.

Hawaii Planning and Regulatory Tools To Adapt to Sea-Level Rise

Second of 3 Parts: Decision-makers could begin addressing imminent threats to life and safety.
How Hawaii Should Address Climate Change and Sea-Level Rise

How Hawaii Should Address Climate Change and Sea-Level Rise

First of 3 Parts: Three major recommendations for state action to facilitate preparations for sea-level rise.
Tourism Infrastructure Most Vulnerable to Climate Change in Honolulu

Tourism Infrastructure Most Vulnerable to Climate Change in Honolulu

Scientists and planners say sea level rise could impact Honolulu Harbor and Airport.
Senate’s Big Wind Hearing: Let the Negotiations Begin!

Senate’s Big Wind Hearing: Let the Negotiations Begin!

Developers will need to give Lanai and Molokai residents more concessions to erect turbines for Honolulu power.
Another Day, Another 20-Year Power Purchase Agreement

Another Day, Another 20-Year Power Purchase Agreement

Hawaiian Electric, Castle & Cooke reach deal on purchase price from Big Wind farm on Lanai.
HECO: We’re Serious About Biofuels

HECO: We’re Serious About Biofuels

Electric company makes 20-year commitment to buy "green" fuel from Big Island farm.

Measuring Carbon Dioxide Levels at Mauna Loa

Atop the Big Island mountain, scientists monitor the rise in carbon dioxide levels.
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