Implications of the American Jobs Plan on Hawaii’s Whole-Society Approach to 100% Clean Energy and Climate Adaptation

President Biden’s ambitious ~$2.65 trillion American Jobs Plan seeks to invest in rebuilding America’s infrastructure while tackling the climate crisis and creating millions of good jobs. Adding to this Plan, President Biden also put forth a strong goal of delivering greenhouse gas reductions of 50-52% below 2005 levels by 2030, signaling to the world America’s commitment to addressing the climate crisis.

This webinar features an interview with Senator Brian Schatz and a panel discussion from State and County government leaders on what the American Jobs Plan means for Hawaii’s whole society approach to 100% clean energy and climate adaptation.

Presenters include:

  • Brian Schatz, Hawaii Senator
  • Suzanne Case, Chair of the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), and Co-Chair of the Hawaii Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Commission
  • Scott Glenn, Hawaii Chief Energy Officer, Hawaii State Energy Office
  • Nicola Hedge, Deputy Director, Office of Climate Change, Sustainability and Resiliency, City and County of Honolulu