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Hawaiʻi Delegation at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26)

Oct 31 – Nov 12, 2021

Hawaii’s message at COP26: The world must move beyond zero emissions

Honolulu Civil Beat // November 22, 2021

Governor Ige takes world stage at COP26 Climate Change Conference

KWXX // November 9, 2021

Office of the Governor: Governor Ige takes world stage at COP26 Climate Change Conference in Scotland

EIN Presswire // November 9, 2021

Governor Ige attends COP26 Climate Change Conference

Big Island Video News // November 8, 2021

Gov. Ige joins panel discussion at COP26 Climate Change Conference in Scotland

Maui Now // November 8, 2021

Gov. Ige takes stage at COP26 Climate Change Conference in Scotland

Big Island Gazette // November 8, 2021

At UN climate talks, Ige focuses on efforts to green up transportation infrastructure

Hawaii News Now // November 8, 2021

U.S. Climate Alliance States commit to new high-impact actions to achieve climate goals and go further, faster, together 

US Climate Alliance // November 7, 2021

Governor to lead Hawaiʻi delegation to UN climate change summit in Scotland

Hawaii News Now // November 1, 2021

State delegation attends global climate negotiations

The Garden Island // November 2, 2021

Hawaiʻi Delegation Heads to Scotland for Global Climate Negotiations

DLNR Press Release // November 1, 2021

Further, Faster, Together: U.S. Climate Alliance Unveils COP26 Delegation

US Climate Alliance // October 29, 2021

Tesla’s market value hits $1 trillion after Hertz agrees to buy 100,000 of its cars

NPR // October 25, 2021

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

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

Hawaii Act 178 (House Bill 243): Relating to Sea-Level RIse Adaptation

Adaptation Clearinghouse // July 2, 2021

Three Clean Transporation Bills Signed into Law Thursday

Big Island Now  // 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

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

Honolulu Civil Beat // December 23, 2019

2020 Hawaiʻi Climate Conference

UH SOEST Announcement // December 17, 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