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This past week a New York Times op ed written by former Secretary of State, John Kerry offered a clear message to Hawai’i, America, and the world” “Forget Trump. We All Must Act on Climate Change”. During last week’s third anniversary of the Paris climate agreement, the Trump administration marked it by working with Russia and […]
President Trump blamed ‘poor forest management’ for California’s fire crisis – but much of the area burning isn’t forest. As the temperature increases in spring and summer and plants use up the water stored in the soil, the amount of water held in plants decreases, making them more flammable. Similar to fire wood, the drier […]
IPCC Climate Report and Sea Level Rise in Hawai’i Eight of the world’s 10 largest cities are located near a coast. Hawaii, an island state, is surrounded by coastlines and as sea levels rise, Hawaii’s residents and economy along with millions of people around the world are affected by increased coastal flooding and coastal erosion, […]
Hawaii’s East Island has vanished — After coming into contact with Hurricane Walaka, an intense storm that hit Hawaii last month — East Island was just wiped off the map. A shocking outcome for federal managers who discovered that East Island “appears to be under water”, while the neighboring Tern island had its shape fundamentally altered […]