Hawaii among states implementing Paris goals

Hawaii has also joined other states, Washington, California, Virginia and New York, that remain committed to the goals set in Paris. While the actions of one state alone may not make up for the effects that could be achieved as a nation, Governor Ige’s actions prove that regardless of our administration’s stance on climate change, Americans are still willing to do what it takes to combat the effects of climate change however they can.

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The Role of Colleges and Universities in Mitigating Climate Change

Environmental initiatives pioneered by colleges and universities serve as models for society at large. Colleges and universities are unique in their ability to bring the full array of disciplines to bear on the problem of climate change. Thus, higher education institutions have the responsibility to train students across the disciplines so that they may lead the way in developing solutions to this global challenge.

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French President sparks global response to “Make our Planet Great Again” after Trump abandons climate pact

Macron then spoke of national security implications posed by climate change. “If we do nothing, our children will know a world of migrations, of wars, of shortage. A dangerous world.”

He concluded his statement by spinning a familiar phrase to provide a united and global purpose. “We are fully committed, because wherever we live, whoever we are, we all share the same responsibility: Make our planet great again.”

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The US Needs to Lead in Addressing Human-Induced Climate Change, Not be Afraid of the Future and Revert to the Pollution-filled Past

Yes, actions will be needed to moderate the economic impacts on those such as coal miners and others whose back-breaking efforts have gotten our economy to its present state of development, but going back to out-dated approaches while all the rest of the world is rapidly moving to new approaches is simply not the path to “Make America Great Again.” The US needs to rely on its creativity and inventiveness to lead, not close our eyes to the opportunities the future provides.

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Transportation Infrastructure and Environmental Regulation

It is Infrastructure Week (May 15-19, 2017) and across America, there are events, as well as media coverage and education to advocate for infrastructure and its importance to the progression of this nation. It is our responsibility as citizens to get involved and learn about the policies behind our country’s current development strategies (1).

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How beavers can help fight against the effects of climate change

A report released on May 9, 2017 by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), “14 Solutions to Problems Climate Change Poses for Conservation”, stated that beavers are essential to slowing the effects of climate change. Beaver mimicry has become a widely-used method for the restoration of environments, especially the watersheds of Montana.

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