On April 21, 2018, thousands of students and community members will join in drawing “blue lines” in chalk to mark the areas in their communities that will be impacted by a one-meter rise in sea level. We hope that a visual representation of this water line will inspire students and residents to take action and reduce our vulnerability to climate change impacts.
In some areas, communities are facing permanent displacement of their homes, businesses, and treasured places like parks, schools, and community centers. Recent studies suggest that Hawai‘i could see a one-meter rise in sea level as early as the second half of the century if we continue our unsustainable reliance on fossil fuels for our electricity and transportation needs.
Together, we can show the world that Hawai‘i is concerned about the future of the islands we call home and is committed to taking action
The “blue line” is not simply symbolic—it represents the future we are leaving to our keiki.
Thank you for helping the us draw the line on climate change.
To register, go to https://blueplanetfoundation.org/bluelineregistration/
Polynesian Voyaging Society
Sierra Club Hawaii
Kokua Hawaii Foundation
School of Ocean and Earth Science
Office of Climate Change Sustainability
Climate Commission of the Department
of Land and Natural Resources
University of Hawaii Sea Grant
Hawaii Interfaith Power & Light