Governor’s Office – Media Advisory – Bill Signing: Carbon neutral goal, carbon offset program and climate change planningPosted on Jun 1, 2018 in Latest Department News, Office of the Governor Press Releases
WHAT: Bill signing – Three bills that create a goal to make Hawaiʻi carbon neutral by 2045, establish a carbon offset program, and require addressing sea level rise in environmental impact statements:
- HB2182 – Makes Hawaiʻi carbon neutral by 2045 and establishes the Greenhouse Gas Sequestration Task Force.
- HB1986 – Creates a framework for a carbon offset program that allows for carbon credits through global carbon sequestration protocols.
- HB2106 – Requires sea level rise analysis in environmental impact statements before building projects.
WHO: Governor David Ige
WHEN: Monday, June 4, 2018 at 11:30 a.m.
WHERE: Point Panic (see attached map)
This event will be streamed LIVE through Facebook Live at facebook.com/governordavidige
Office of the Governor