Tina is a career public information specialist and former Deputy Director of Public Affairs of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection, and author of books and articles on recycling and other conservation themes. She writes frequently on sustainable tech issues for Triple Pundit and other websites, with a focus on military, government and corporate sustainability, and she is currently Deputy Director of Public Information for the County of Union, New Jersey.

Hawaii renewable energy

Follow the Leader: Hawaii Aims for 100 Percent Renewable Energy

The Hawaii state legislature has just passed a bill freeing the state from fossil fuel dependency, putting it on course for 100 percent renewable energy by 2045. That’s a pretty ambitious goal given the current state of energy consumption in Hawaii, which still relies on imported petroleum and coal. But, thanks to a variety of factors explained by 3p tech correspondent Tina Casey, the goal just may be attainable.