Friday, June 24, 2022

Environment

All things Environment for readers of the Hawaii Reporter

Wanna be a Climate Change Communicator? Do you find it difficult to communicate about climate change or talk about social moves towards sustainability? Do you know one of the most important things we can do about climate change is to talk with our family and friends about it? According to the Yale...
The Hawaii islands are home to the longest running Impact data-set for measuring atmospheric carbon dioxide. The Mauna Loa monitoring station started measuring in 1958, little more than half a century ago. Whilst human industrialization began arguably over 200 years ago, although the enclosure of the commons, state dependency and...
As a founding member of the hui, Facing the Future (FtF) in 2004, I collaborated with a team of community engagement professionals to plan, produce and bring sustainability speakers to Honolulu. We were the only folks producing events on sustainable learning at the time. Skepticism over climate change was high,...
Tuesday, November 29th is GIVING TUESDAY! With 4,054 members in our FaceBook group, we can all make a tremendous impact by doing our part. Here are 4 easy ways to get started. 1) GIVE YOUR TIME. Commit to do a 1-hour cleanup of any location that needs help. Have trouble deciding?...
Sustainability is the buzzword of the times and nothing says taking care of the aina like raising your own worms. Every schoolkid now knows, worms (if you don’t mind me mixing a metaphor or two) are the coolest thing since sliced bread. If you’re into raising vegetables at home, you’ve...
Editor's Note: I recently sat down with Rob Kinslow, our newly appointed environmental editor. Rob will be writing about science of sustainability, systems, energy, efficiency and how they intersect with social improvement and human potential. He has been researching and participating in the fabric of the islands via NGO, business...
Editor's Note: A few days ago I met with Chaminade student Fawn Liebengood, one of the founders of 808 Cleanups. I was very impressed with her attitude towards public service and the good works that this org is involved in.  ***************** We are lucky to live in Hawaiʻi. We have a...