Hawaii   Will   Be   Hit   Harder  
Than   Any   Other   State

More and stronger hurricanes; severe damage to tourism, our economy’s largest source of income; beach loss; more disease; closed hotels and lost jobs; water shortages; dying coral reefs; damaged infrastructure; higher average temperatures; decreased trade winds; periods of drought and heavy rain with flooding; sea water mixing with drinking water; endangered fisheries; stressed native animals and plants; increased spread of invasive species; declining crop production.

Lucky we live Hawaii? It’s changing – right now.


Rise for Climate, Jobs and Justice on September 8!

Climate Protectors– 350Hawaii’s main goals for 2018 are to demand An immediate halt to all new fossil fuel projects. A just and equitable transition to 100% renewable energy for all. Not a penny more for dirty energy. On September 8th, elected officials from around the world will meet in San Francisco for the Global Climate (More...)

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Pope Francis calls for people power ahead of climate summit

6th July 2018 – The Vatican, Rome. As a co-organiser of the global Rise for Climate mobilisation, 350.org welcomes today’s call by Pope Francis for ‘citizens’ pressure groups’ to take action ahead of the Global Climate Action Summit that is taking place in San Francisco, USA on 12-14 September, to ensure it provides ‘suitable responses’ to (More...)

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HB2106 and HB2182 signed!

Today Governor Ige signed two of 350Hawaii’s priority bills, and a third environmental bill, into law. HB1986 – Requires the Office of Planning in partnership with the Greenhouse Gas Sequestration Task Force to establish a framework for a carbon offset program and report to the Legislature. HB2106 – Requires environmental assessments and environmental impact statements (More...)

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Legislative Session Wrapup

The 2018 Hawaii Legislative session is over. Thank you all so very much for your contributions, perseverance and patience through this year’s session and the many emails we sent you. We did far better than the 10% chance the average bill has of passing! You have made a real difference. We started with 25 bills (More...)

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Plans for the rest of 2018

350Hawaii’s strategy for 2018 is to promote A fast and just transition to 100% renewable energy for all. No new fossil fuel projects. Not a penny more for fossil fuels. To this end, we are working to pass resolutions in all four counties reflecting the goals above.  If you can work with us to pass (More...)

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History of 350Hawaii

A little history: 350.org began in 2008. This 2009 youth-led campaign for awareness and action was the first activity of 350Hawaii. In 2010, Rob Kinslow interviewed 350.org founder Bill McKibben, who gave a presentation at the State Art Museum. During the planning for the Waikiki People’s Climate March in 2014, Brodie Lockard, Urie Kline, Sherry (More...)

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Democracy Awakening Phonebanking

Why hasn’t Congress acted on climate change?  Because oil and gas companies are big contributors to their election campaigns.  The biggest obstacle to climate action is political will, and one of the biggest influences on political will is money in politics. But a first-of-its-kind gathering in our nation’s capital is putting We the People back in charge of OUR (More...)

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ERS divestment op-ed

[Originally published in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, February 25, 2016] Should ERS divest from fossil fuels? Yes, bubble will burst for carbon-coal stocks By Anthony Aalto and Michael Kramer February 25, 2016 Why is our state pension system betting against the people of Hawaii? Hawaii has pledged to be free of fossil fuels by 2045. It’s (More...)

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SHARE THE PETITION: PROSECUTE EXXON

California Attorney General Kamala Harris and New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman are investigating ExxonMobil for its decades of deliberate climate deception. We’re calling on Attorney General Loretta Lynch and the Department of Justice to follow suit. (More...)

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Climate negotiators strike deal to slow global warming With the tap of a gavel and thunderous applause, 195 nations and the European Union adopted a new climate change plan, one with the ambitious goals of slowing global warming by reducing greenhouse gases and aiding poor countries adjusting to the negative impact. Janos Pasztor, the U.N. (More...)

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