Hawaii

Honolulu Sues Petroleum Companies for Climate Change Damages to City

“The lawsuit seeks to hold fossil companies, including Exxon, Shell, Chevron and Phillips 66, accountable for the costs and damages caused by misleadingly promoting and selling products that their own scientists and experts warned could impose “severe” or even “catastrophic” consequences. “It’s about making sure corporations play by the rules; disclose known problems with their […]

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Hawaii Becomes First State To Ban Widely-Used Pesticide Found To Be Harmful To Kids

“Studies have shown a link between prenatal exposure to the chemical and developmental issues in children, like reduced IQ, attention disorders and working memory problems. Farm workers who have been exposed to high levels of chlorpyrifos have also been found to be at higher risk of lung cancer and immune disorders than those who have not worked

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