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United States: Expert predicts hotter, drier climate for Maui

Maui Weekly: "For the past three decades, Hawai'i's temperature has been growing at a rate similar to the overall global warming rate, especially at high elevations, with an increase over plus 1.4 F in the last 30 years." "Previously, the Hawai'i temperature index had been half of the global warming rate trend." This, according to Tom Giambelluca, a University of Hawai'i-Manoa geography professor, who has been looking at what happens when weather or vegetation patterns change on a tropical island for more...