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Scientists Model Future Of Oceans In A Changed Climate, And It’s Not Pretty Courtesy: James Watt

Scientists Model Future Of Oceans In A Changed Climate, And It’s Not Pretty

We know there'll be problems on the shorelines, but global warming also poses big threats to life out at sea.
How Can One City Tackle Climate Change? PF Bentley/Civil Beat

How Can One City Tackle Climate Change?

Despite the risks climate changes poses here, Honolulu isn't coordinating efforts across agencies. Voters may be asked to address that later this year.
Rising Seas Could Displace Thousands Of Ewa Beach Residents UH School of ocean and Earth Science and Technology

Rising Seas Could Displace Thousands Of Ewa Beach Residents

A new report demonstrates the vulnerability of the Oahu coastline from climate change and beach erosion.
Scientists Warn Climate Change Will Trigger Rise In Terrifying Illness Enric Sala

Scientists Warn Climate Change Will Trigger Rise In Terrifying Illness

As the ocean warms, scientists predict big increases in contamination from eating tropical reef fish.
Schatz Bullish On Global Climate Agreement Brian Schatz

Schatz Bullish On Global Climate Agreement

Talks in Paris have drawn representatives of 200 nations responsible for 95 percent of carbon emissions worldwide. The Hawaii senator said he's more encouraged than he's been in a long time.
Schatz With Delegation at Climate Talks @SenBrianSchatz

Schatz With Delegation at Climate Talks

Hawaii's senior senator joined nine colleagues Friday on a trip to Paris to take part in negotiations at the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference.
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.
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