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State takes sustainability initiative to global stage

The plan promotes collaboration to hit targets that tackle environmental issues

By B.J. Reyes

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 01, 2014

~~<p>A year ago Hawaii became the first subnational government to sign on to the Majuro Declaration for Climate Leadership, a pledge from Pacific island nations to take definitive steps in addressing climate change and sustainability challenges.</p>
<p>This week Hawaii is presenting its own initiative on addressing climate, sustainability, renewable energy and natural resource management at the 45th Pacific Islands Forum, an annual gathering of more than 300 delegates from 16 independent and self-governing Pacific states with the stated goal of stimulating economic growth and enhancing governance, security and cooperation in the region through policy advice.</p>
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A year ago Hawaii became the first subnational government to sign on to the Majuro Declaration for Climate Leadership, a pledge from Pacific island nations to take definitive steps in addressing climate change and sustainability challenges.

This week Hawaii is presenting its own initiative on addressing climate, sustainability, renewable energy and natural resource management at the 45th Pacific Islands Forum, an annual gathering of more than 300 delegates from 16 independent and self-governing Pacific states with the stated goal of stimulating economic growth and enhancing governance, security and cooperation in the region through policy advice. Login for more...



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