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House Rejects Obama’s Climate Rules Flickr: Emily Schreck

House Rejects Obama’s Climate Rules

The votes come as the president is in Paris at the UN conference on global warming.
Climate Change Focus On Marshall Islands Mark Edward Harris/Civil Beat

Climate Change Focus On Marshall Islands

The Associated Press and Washington Post report on the threat of rising sea levels in Micronesia.
Climate Change: ‘The Single Greatest Threat To Our Existence’ Mark Edward Harris/Civil Beat

Climate Change: ‘The Single Greatest Threat To Our Existence’

Rising tides and changing ecosystems are destroying the subsistence lifestyle on many islands in Micronesia. If disease and a sinking economy don’t drive residents away, global warming just might.

A Marshallese Poet Speaks Out On Climate Change

A Marshallese Poet Speaks Out On Climate Change

Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner traveled halfway across the Earth to read her poem on how climate change is affecting her island home to the United Nations.
Emergency Moratorium on Collecting Aquarium Fish Demanded Greg McFall/NOAA

Emergency Moratorium on Collecting Aquarium Fish Demanded

Environmental groups and two state agencies are asking for emergency relief from Hawaii Gov. David Ige.
Ige Taps Planner to Head Office of Environmental Quality Control Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ige Taps Planner to Head Office of Environmental Quality Control

The Hawaii governor has appointed Scott Glenn as director of the OEQC; but other environmental posts remain unfilled.
Schatz: Just Say No to Arctic Drilling Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Schatz: Just Say No to Arctic Drilling

The Hawaii Democrat is among 12 U.S. senators telling Obama the action is "inconsistent" with his climate change policies.
Want to Save the Planet? Have Fewer Kids Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Want to Save the Planet? Have Fewer Kids

A straight-talking scientist at the University of Hawaii says we need to stop focusing on the negative effects of climate change and start talking about the solutions.
How Do You Measure Sea Level?

How Do You Measure Sea Level?

Sea level rise is much in the news in Hawaii and elsewhere. This University of California professor explains the basics.
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