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Dr. Kenny Broad visited Fairmont Orchid for weekend of snorkeling, adventure, education

Environmental anthropologist sees climate change impacts ahead

Dr. Kenny Broad visited Fairmont Orchid for weekend of snorkeling, adventure, education

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Will 2010 be the warmest year on record? How do the recent U.S. "Snowmageddon" winter storms and record low temperatures in Europe fit into the bigger picture of long-term global warming? NASA has launched a new web page to help people better understand the causes and effects of Earth's changing climate.

New NASA website sheds light on science of a warming world

Will 2010 be the warmest year on record? How do the recent U.S. “Snowmageddon” winter storms and record low temperatures in Europe fit into the bigger picture of long-term global warming? NASA has launched a new web page to help people better understand the causes and effects of Earth’s changing climate.

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The increasing acidity of the world’s oceans – and that acidity’s growing threat to marine species – are definitive proof that the atmospheric carbon dioxide that is causing climate change is also negatively affecting the marine environment, says world-renowned Antarctic marine biologist Jim McClintock, Ph.D., professor in the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Department of Biology.

Oceans reveal further impacts of climate change

The increasing acidity of the world’s oceans – and that acidity’s growing threat to marine species – are definitive proof that the atmospheric carbon dioxide that is causing climate change is also negatively affecting the marine environment, says world-renowned Antarctic marine biologist Jim McClintock, Ph.D., professor in the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Department […]

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Obama urged to prioritize clean energy, climate legislation

Obama urged to prioritize clean energy, climate legislation

MEDIA RELEASE Sen. Daniel K. Akaka (D-Hawaii) joined 16 of his Senate colleagues in sending a letter to President Barack Obama this week urging the president to prioritize clean energy and climate legislation capable of creating new economic opportunities. “Passing climate legislation is not only critical for the environment, it will be a major job […]

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Volcano Watch: Volcanoes are not responsible for global warming

Volcano Watch: Volcanoes are not responsible for global warming

(Volcano Watch is a weekly article written by scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.) In this age of the Internet, anyone’s opinion on any subject, whether thoroughly researched or derived from an Ouija board, can be broadcast to the world. For example, in recent weeks, while Climate Summit delegates argued curbs on […]

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Rock ‘n Renew hosting candlelight vigil (Dec. 12)

Rock ‘n Renew hosting candlelight vigil (Dec. 12)

MEDIA RELEASE As climate negotiators gather in Copenhagen, local residents will hold a candlelight vigil at 69 Beach in Puako (MM 69 past Hapuna Beach) at sunset Saturday Dec. 12, to demonstrate public support for an agreement strong enough to actually slow climate change. This local action will join thousands of coordinated vigil in more […]

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There will be over 1300 “350 Actions” taking place globally (visit www.350.org and view this video http://www.350.org/video for more info) on October 24th. Here in Hawaii 350 Action efforts will be focusing on the Blue Line Project. The Blue Line will be drawn throughout the Islands (Kauai, Oahu, Maui & the Big Island) on the 24th and represents the expected 1‐meter sea‐level rise if we don’t secure a safe climate future.

International Day of Climate Action Saturday (Oct 24)

There will be over 1300 “350 Actions” taking place globally (visit www.350.org and view this video www.350.org/video for more info) on October 24th. Here in Hawaii 350 Action efforts will be focusing on the Blue Line Project. The Blue Line will be drawn throughout the Islands (Kauai, Oahu, Maui & the Big Island) on the […]

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