Hawaii's former state energy coordinator is calling out a warning: "the crisis is here! Continued oil dependence weakens Hawaii’s economy, and it ain’t getting any better!"
“A sense of urgency is needed”, and "traditional sources of leadership have failed us in this challenge", says Kaya.
We need to "unleash previously untapped sources of commitment and leadership, by employing youth as agents of change and developing coalitions to effect and sustain change", says Kaya.
Kaya defines transition as "the act of positioning yourself for success and prosperity in the future", and urges all of us to "join efforts to agree on transition strategy."
Funny thang: I’m working with key leaders in the Kauaian sustainability network on a process to facilitate the forging of just such a strategy…film @ 11.