Climate Change Commission
Guidance and Publications

Below are links to the Climate Change Commission reports, guidance, research papers, and related publications.


Climate change brief

This brief describes the local, regional, and global impacts of climate change as documented by the peer-reviewed scientific literature and credible empirical data sources. It provides a benchmark for the commission, attesting to the Climate Change Commission’s concerns, underpinning the Commission’s decisions and recommendations, and serving to inform those the Commission serves.

sea level rise guidance

This report builds on findings in the Hawaiʻi Sea Level Rise Vulnerability and Adaptation Report (2017), Sweet et al. (2017), USGCRP (2017), Sweet et al. (2018), and other scientific literature to provide specific policy and planning guidance on responding to sea level rise by the City.