Why energy justice matters

August 8, 2017 by  
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Hawaii’s Iolani Palace was one of the first in the world to have been lit by electric power. Now that Hawaii is transitioning to 100 percent renewable energy, the state must get to its goal in an equitable and sustainable way that creates pathways for prosperity. “Innovation is in the fabric of this place,” said Shalanda Baker, associate professor of Environmental Law at the University of Hawaii’s William S. Richardson School of Law. 

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VERGE Accelerate names 14 pitch-perfect startups

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Introducing the accelerator finalists who will pitch to a live audience of potential partners at VERGE 17 in Santa Clara, Calif. in September.

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The power of community inclusion

July 7, 2017 by  
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What happens to a community when it feels accountable for and included in the clean energy transition? And how can we better engage those who have been disenfranchised for so long? The head of national climate justice non-profit Green For All and a long-standing energy equity advocate and corporate leader from Nevada join University of Hawaii’s Shalanda Baker for a discussion of the how’s and why’s of community inclusion and engagement as Hawaii pursues its 100% renewables mandate.

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