How Climate Change is Impacting Hawai‘iOctober 2023

How Climate Change is Impacting Hawai‘iOctober 2023



In the aftermath of the devastating fires on Maui, Tom Giambelluca was asked how climate warming is creating a greater risk for wildfires in Hawai‘i, and how different land covers (both native and invasive) affect the hydrology of the areas. Dr. Giambelluca is the director of the Water Resources Research Center and a professor with the UH Department of Geography and Environment.


Listen to the Land and People podcast here (EP 20: September 29, 2023  |  1 hr 6 min)

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