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Donald Trump campaigned in 2016 pledging to save the coal industry. The problem is that coal and biomass have high unchangeable price points. Not so for solar energy. The Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE) is a term which describes the wholesale cost of the power produced by solar and sold to HELCO over a contract […]
Coming to Hawaii, National Drive Electric Week Transportation puts more greenhouse gases into the atmosphere than any other sector in the U.S. economy. In Hawaii, the percentage of transportation-related pollution is higher than on the mainland, and represents an excess of 40% of all local greenhouse gas emissions. Hawaii is now following a […]
PANDEMIC PAST Hawaii still had the sixth-lowest per-capita rate of COVID-19 cases in the country as of Monday. Call it faith or a belief by our government officials (beginning with Governor Ige), that Hawaii is finally learning the lessons of living and dying with 6 months of highly airborne infectious virus, and is ready to […]
Two major Antarctic glaciers are tearing loose from their restraints, scientists say … Two Antarctic glaciers that have long kept scientists awake at night are breaking free from the restraints that have hemmed them in, increasing the threat of large-scale sea-level rise. Located along the coast of the Amundsen Sea in West Antarctica, the enormous […]