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The VIRUS Here is what we don’t know — No one knows how and when the COVID-19 pandemic will end, including Donald J. Trump. Here is what we do know — This coronavirus is unprecedented in the combination of being easily transmitted from one person to another, and COVID-19 exhibits a wide a range of […]
Pandemics Three-quarters of new or emerging diseases that infect humans originate in animals, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, but it is human activity that multiplies the risks of contagion. Humanity’s “promiscuous treatment of nature” needs to change or there will be more deadly pandemics such as Covid-19, warn scientists who […]
The State of Hawaii established itself early on a leader in the advancement and transition to renewable energy. This early leadership took the form of today’s Renewable Energy Portfolio (RPS) and a statewide goal that by the year 2045 the state’s electricity grid would be 100% powered by renewable energy. The idea behind the sea-change […]
April 22, 2020 is the 50th anniversary of “Earth Day”, and a good time to reflect on our progress to protect this island chain we call home. The first Earth Day was a defining moment in the great American experiment. Twenty million people nationwide — at the time, roughly one in 10 citizens — took part. […]