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Coastal Erosion – no easy, inexpensive, or one-size-fits-all solutions

DLNR Press Release // October 11, 2021


Event on climate action in Hawaiʻi features internationally acclaimed scientist

UH News // September 15, 2021


Hawaiʻi Delegation at the International Union for Conservation of Nature World Conservation Congress (IUCN WCC)

September 3-11, 2021

Hawaiʻi’s message to the world on climate change

DLNR Press Release // September 27, 2021

IUCN WCC Presentations on Nature-Based Solutions

DLNR Press Release // September 9, 2021

Governor Ige joins Hawaiʻi Delegation to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) World Conservation Congress

DLNR Press Release // September 7, 2021


Opportunities for U.S. State Governments and in-Region Partners to Address Ocean Acidification through Management and Policy Frameworks

Coastal Management // August 1, 2021


BTSS and HI Climate Commission announce partnership to organize events around COP26

UH Better Tomorrow Speaker Series // August 11, 2021


State Climate Commission issues decision making & investment guidance to address climate change actions

DLNR News Release // July 19, 2021


More EVs could reduce CO2 emissions by 93% in less than 30 years

UH News // July 7, 2021


Media Advisory: Bill Signing Ceremony for Sea Level Rise Adaptation

Office of the Governor // July 2, 2021


Media Advisory: Bill Signing Ceremony for Electrification of Transportation

Office of the Governor // June 24, 2021


To reach state’s 100% clean energy goal, Gov. Ige signs bills to bolster use of electric vehicles

Hawaiʻi News Now // June 24, 2021


G7 states and regions demand greater national action on climate change and finance

The Climate Group // June 11, 2021


“Win the Future”: Creating economic opportunity, jobs, and a new State-Federal partnership through bold climate action

U.S. Climate Alliance // April 21, 2021


U.S. Governors are building a more resilient, equitable, and sustainable future

U.S. Climate Alliance // April 21, 2021


Sea-level rise drives wastewater leakage to coastal waters

SOEST News // March 11, 2021


Governor David Ige welcomes the US back to the Paris Agreement

U.S. Climate Alliance // February 19, 2021


Aloha+ Challenge 2020 Benchmark Report: Hawaiʻi’s Voluntary Local Review of Progress on the Sustainable Development Goals

Hawaiʻi Green Growth // January 14, 2021

U.S. Climate Alliance Clean Energy Employment Report Shows Alliance States Leading the Nation In Clean Energy Job Growth

U.S. Climate Alliance // December 10, 2020


EESI Report Outlines 30 Coastal Resiliency Policy Recommendations– “A Resilient Future for Coastal Communities”

EESI // October 28, 2020


NYC Climate Week 2020: Hawaiʻi represented in discussions surrounding launch of  “Climate Finance Initiative”

The Climate Group // October 12, 2020


NYC Climate Week 2020 – Hawaii Division of Aquatics Administrator Brian Neilson Represents Hawaii as State Leading on Ocean and Climate Action 

October 5, 2020


Under2 Coalition General Assembly: Govenor Ige’s inspiring speech at NYC Climate Week 2020

The Climate Group // September 25, 2020


Coastal Zone Management Law implemented to mitigate erosion and rising sea level threats

Maui News Now// September 17, 2020


Coal Burning Will Be a Thing of the Past in Hawaiʻi by 2023

CAPITOLWATCH | Sierra Club of Hawaiʻi // September 16, 2020


Hawaiʻi joins 15 States in commitment to zero-emission vehicles

HSEO News Release// July 14, 2020


Hawaiʻi Supreme Court rules that Public Utilities Commission must consider out-of-state GHG emissions 

LEXOLOGY // June 16, 2020


UN Climate Change Conference: North American Climate Leaders on Action and Ambition COP25

The Climate Registry // March 25, 2020


Financing climate mitigation and resilience: Lessons from Hawaiʻi

EESI // March 25, 2020


Honolulu will host second-annual Hawaiʻi Climate Change Conference

Pacific Business News // January 10, 2020


Hā O Ke Kai 2020, Hawaiʻi’s second-annual Climate Change Conference set for January 13th and 14th

DLNR News Release // January 7, 2020

Along side other states, Hawaiʻi pledges to enforce the Paris Climate Accord, despite the U.S. dropping out

Honolulu Civil Beat // December 23, 2019


States vow to defend their rights under the Clean Air Act to protect communities from vehicle pollution

U.S. Climate Alliance // September 18, 2019


Civil Beat Post- State: We’re Taking Ambitious Steps to Tackle Climate Change

Honolulu Civil Beat // September 3, 2019


State Climate Commission adopts recommendation for improving disaster recovery preparedness

DLNR/HI Sea Grant News Release // July 30, 2019


United States Climate Alliance Releases the Nation’s Clean Car Promise

U.S. Climate Alliance // July 9, 2019


Oʻahu’s Disappearing Beaches

Honolulu Civil Beat// April 22, 2019


Waikiki flood concerns spur push for Hawai’i shore protection

Washington Post // April 21, 2019


News Coverage of the Hawai’i Climate Conference: HĀ O KE KAI

February 1, 2019

Fighting climate change will cost the state millions

Civil Beat // January 18, 2019

Fight against climate change is ʻAn all-out, all-in war’

Civil Beat // January 14, 2019

Our small state has big ambitions when it comes to climate change

Civil Beat // January 10, 2019

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Hawaiʻi emerges as leader at Poland Climate Action Convention

Big Island Now // December 14, 2018


U.S. States take leadership role in advancing climate action at COP24

Climate Action Reserve, The Climate Registry // November 23, 2018


BREAKING NEWS: Hawaiʻi Climate Commission pushes for State Carbon Tax

November 29, 2018

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State Climate Commission adopts statement on ground transportation emissions reduction

DLNR News Release // November 28, 2018


The Fourth National Climate Assessment on Past, Present, and Future Climate Change in the U.S.- Bottom Line? It’s Already a Huge Problem

NCA // November 23, 2018


The U.S. Climate Alliance is in opposition to the notice of proposed rulemaking titled “The Safer Affordable Fuel-Efficient Vehicles Rule for Model Years 2021-2026”

U.S. Climate Alliance // October 26, 2018


Editorial: Policies needed on sea level rise

Star Advertiser // October 8, 2018


Modeling multiple sea level rise stresses reveals up to twice the land at risk compared to strictly passive flooding methods

Scientific Reports // September 14, 2018


The U.S. Climate Alliance Annual Report: Fighting for our Future: Growing our Economies and Protecting our Communities through Climate Leadership

See Hawaiʻi’s Fact Sheet Here

U.S. Climate Alliance // September 14, 2018


State Climate Commission adopts recommendations for countering impacts of sea level rise

DLNR News Release // September 5, 2018


State Climate Commission Leadership applauds Honolulu directive- Mayor directs City & County to address sea level rise impacts

DLNR News Release // June 17, 2018


Sustainability Bill Signing Ceremony

Office of the Governor // June 4, 2018