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Hawaii Should Brace for Major Environmental Changes, Report Says

Hawaii Should Brace for Major Environmental Changes, Report Says

The state's food and energy security are at risk, according to Obama's national climate change assessment.
Did Sen. Brian Schatz Score Big Political Points With Climate Summit?

Did Sen. Brian Schatz Score Big Political Points With Climate Summit?

The senator played a key role in bringing heavy-hitters like Al Gore and Barbara Boxer to Hawaii.
Hawaii Looks for Local Solutions As Washington, D.C., Stalls on Climate

Hawaii Looks for Local Solutions As Washington, D.C., Stalls on Climate

Sen. Barbara Boxer says the nation's capital is failing to adequately respond to sharp changes in weather.
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.
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