06 Jun '18, 9am

Here's what it could take to accelerate Hawaii's transition to 100 percent renewables

Hawaii continues to make waves with bold commitments to a low-carbon future. Its latest splash came in early May with a pledge to become carbon neutra l by 2045 — the same deadline year as the one guiding the Aloha State’s unmatched 100 percent renewables goal. There’s still an ocean of uncertainty about how to arrive at either destination, let alone how to map a route for the ambitious drive toward 100 percent clean ground transportation. But the vocal community championing Hawaii’s quest to wean itself off imported fossil fuels believes the state’s business and political leaders will find the resolve to move from the current mix of 25 percent renewables to that all-in aspiration. And it has plenty of suggestions about what it will take. "Rather than being surprised by or unprepared for the changes to come, we have an opportunity now to take collective action and transiti...

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