DLNR Media Advisory-Major News Conference on Hawai’i’s Preparations for Climate Change Impacts Scheduled

Posted on Jan 16, 2018 in Latest News

MEDIA ADVISORY
Major Conversations and Actions on Climate Change Ramp-Up
Hawai‘i’s Preparation for the Future

There’s absolutely no question that human production of greenhouse gasses is causing global climate changes. The science is rock solid and the negative impacts have already begun to accrue and accelerate at a frightening rate. All across Hawai‘i discussions, planning and preparations for a different future, one with dramatic changes, are well underway. Hawai’i is ramping up: technical reports and television specials on Sea Level Rise; public discussions on impacts to forest and aquatic resources, and planning at the highest levels of government for the coming years and decades.

What: News Conference and Media Availability

When:
Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018
11:30 a.m.

Where:
DLNR Boardroom, Kalanimoku Building, 1151 Punchbowl Street, Room 130

Who:
• Suzanne Case, DLNR Chair
• Sam Lemmo, DLNR Office of Conservation & Coastal Lands Administrator
• David Smith, DLNR Division of Forestry & Wildlife Administrator
• Dr. Bruce Anderson, DLNR Division of Aquatic Resources Administrator
• John Fink, Vice-President & General Manager, KFVE-TV

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Media Contact:
Dan Dennison
Senior Communications Manager
(808) 587-0407
Dan.w.dennison@hawaii.gov
www.dlnr.hawaii.gov