Mālama Hāmākua is a group of community members on Hawaiʻi Island and beyond who seek to protect the health of Hawaiʻi Island's Hāmākua coast and her people.

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Resources:

Official Documents

Public Notice of Review of Hū Honua Bioenergy's proposed NPDES permit

CLEAN WATER BRANCH Hu Honua General Application for a UIC Permit to Operate

CLEAN WATER BRANCH Hu Honua UIC Integral Report

CLEAN WATER BRANCH Hu Honua UIC Integral Addenum

CLEAN AIR BRANCH Hu Honua Application to Add Greenhouse Gas Emissions Provisions

Resources: Informational Flyers

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Informational Flyer - Hu Honua Public Meeting - A'ole Hu Honua

Informational Flyer - Hu Honua Flint - Print and pass!

Informational Flyer - Bullet point list of reasons - Print and Pass

Quick Printout Sign

from 350.org

Campaign

Hu Honua Infographic JPEG image or PDF - Print and Pass!

Wood Technologies and uses of Eucalyptus Wood from Fast Grown Plantations for Solid Products

REFERENCES AND HELPFUL WEBLINKS

Just added:

Energy Justice Network Website on Biomass, join other affected communities, gain insight and strength in experience!

Dogwood Alliance Website

Biofuelwatch UK website with US ties/info

Natural Resource Defense Council (NRDC) website with info on Biomass

Previously:

1) UNITED NATIONS INTERGOVERNMENTAL PANEL ON CLIMATE CHANGE: IPCC Report Oct. 8 2018

2) NEW YORK TIMES: Major Climate Report Describes a Strong Risk of Crisis as Early as 2040

3) BBC NEWS: Final call to save the world from 'climate catastrophe’

4) HAWAII NEWS NOW: UN report on global warming carries life-or-death warning

5) SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN: New Climate Report Was Too Cautious, Some Scientists Say

6) PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (PNAS) Trajectories of the Earth System in the Anthropocene

7) NATURE: Three Years to Safeguard our Climate

8) NATURE: Projected increase in Tropical Cyclones near Hawaii

9) WORLD RESOURCES INSTITUTE (WRI) - Why Burning Trees for Energy Harms the Climate

10) NRDC - Full Scienti`ic Advisory Board Rejects Flawed Biomass Proposal

11) US EPA: Science Advisory Board (SAB) Draft Report (8/29/2018) Biogenic Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Stationary Sources - Assessment Framework

12) DEMOCRATIC PARTY OF HAWAII RESOLUTION ENV 2018 - 08

12b) ILILANI MEDIA Hawaii Democratic Party Resolution Overwhelmingly Passes Opposing Hu Honua

13) HAWAII TRIBUNE HERALD Search is on for New Operator to harvest Eucalyptus

14) NEW YORK TIMES: Climate Impact Lab - How Much Hotter is Your Hometown

15) EARTH SYSTEM DYNAMICS: The point of no return for climate action: effects of climate uncertainty and risk tolerance

16) PNAS: Natural Climate Solutions

17) PNAS: Catalogue of abrupt shifts in Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change climate models

18) WIKIPEDIA: Special Report on Emissions Scenarios (A1B)

19) STOCKHOLM RESILIENCE CENTRE: Transformation is feasible - How to achieve the SustainableDevelopment Goals within Planetary Boundaries

20) VICE: Solar Power Could Still Save the World

21) BIOFUELWATCH - Why Biomass Electricity should not receive Renewable Energy Subsidies

22) CARBON BRIEF: Biomass subsidies ‘not `it for purpose’, says Chatham House

23) TAXPAYER.NET - Federal Subsidies for Biofuels and Biomass Energy

24) THE ATLANTIC - Trees could change the climate more than Scientists thought

25) BIORESOURCES - What to do with structurally low-grade wood from Australia’s plantation eucalyptus; Building application?

26) GLOBAL CHANGE BIOLOGY BIOENERGY Range and uncertainties in estimating delays in greenhouse gas mitigation potential of forest bioenergy sourced from Canadian forests

27) GOVERNMENT OF CANADA Natural Resources - Bioenergy GHG Calculator

28) NORTH AMERICAN CLEAN ENERGY - Innergex Advances to Develop Solar Project in Hawai’i

29) NORTH HAWAII NEWS - Innergex Renewable Energy wins two Hawaiian Electric solar-plus-storage project bids

30) Hawai‘i Biofuel / Bioenergy Notes

31) Cast of Characters in Hamakua Land Grab

32) College of Tropical Agriculture and Resource Management

33) Eucalyptus grandis Wikipedia

34) Life of the Land`s Statement of Position re Hu Honua

35) Life of the Land's Motion to Intervene

36) Hawaii DOH Holds Hearing on Ocean Warming

37) Hawai`i Supreme Court Oral Argument Transcript re LOL appeal of Hu Honua

38) Listen to Hawai`i Supreme Court Oral Arguments re Hu Honua