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Any sustainability conversation must include water, and all of its forms and uses. Taking this vital resource for granted has serious consequences for the future of Hawaii and its livability. As Dr. Richard Bennett explains, “…water is the essence of life and the media upon which our world and communities are entirely dependent.” With a […]
What to expect in 2022 and beyond, but some background first… Inflation in the U.S. is at its highest rate since 1982, rising 8.5% over the year to the end of March as the war in Ukraine drove up energy costs for Americans, the labor department announced on Tuesday. Even though unemployment is falling and […]
Hawaii’s Public Utility Commission is scheduled to render a decision on Hu Honua before June 30th, a decision that will likely set the course for this now idle power plant’s unsustainable and uneconomic future. BeyondKona has provided our readers in depth coverage and expert analysis on Hu Honua; spanning three years and 17 articles (available […]
“What is most concerning is that this widespread bleaching is happening during a La Niña weather event, which is normally characterised by rain and cloud cover on the east coast of Australia often helping to cool waters. It shows the consistent pressure our reef is now under from global heating.” Dead coral found at Great […]