National report underscores climate threat to Hawaii, the rest of the nation
By JOHN BURNETT Hawaii Tribune-Herald | Wednesday, November 15, 2023, 12:05 a.m.
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FILE - A person carries sands bags through water as heavy rains cause streets to flood in Hoboken, N.J., on Sept. 29, 2023. Revved-up climate change now permeates Americans’ daily lives with harm that is “already far-reaching and worsening across every region of the United States," a massive new government report says Tuesday, Nov. 14. (AP Photo/Stefan Jeremiah, File)
Climate change in Hawaii and the Pacific Islands threatens unique island ecosystems, cultural resources, human health, livelihoods and access to clean water and healthy food.