Global Warming

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In a continuing discussion about climate change, there are  opportunities and challenges in the year ahead.  Today, HPR’s Noe Tanigawa speaks with Chip Fletcher, Associate Dean at UH Mānoa, and a professor of geology and geophysics.  His research shows water creeping inland and seeping up into neighborhoods sooner than you might think.

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The State’s Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Commission conducted its first meeting today and received a briefing on a draft sea level rise report.  HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.

The Conversation: Monday, June 19th, 2017

Jun 19, 2017
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Deadly Heat Waves on the Rise; Hawaii’s Score on Elder Care; Homebrewing on Hawaii Island

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  Governments have come up with a variety of policy proposals to try and combat global warming. One idea involves using taxes to discourage companies from releasing airborne pollution. But an Asia Pacific country that led the way in this direction has now changed course. HPR’s bill dorman explains in today’s asia minute.