California inmates fight fires...

Sep 15, 2020 by

California inmates fight fires for pennies. Now they have a path to turn pro.

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Sunrun And GRID Alternatives W...

Aug 31, 2020 by

Sunrun And GRID Alternatives Will Provide Free Residential Storage Batteries For Those At Risk From Wildfires

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A California plan for wildfire...

Aug 28, 2020 by

A California plan for wildfires that actually matches the scale of the problem

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The Shocking Size of the Austr...

Jan 3, 2020 by

The devastating California wildfires of 2018 and last year’s fires in the Amazon rainforest made international headlines and shocked the world, but in terms of size they are far smaller than the current bushfire crisis in Australia, where approximately 12 million acres have been burned to date.

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Invasive grasses are fueling w...

Dec 3, 2019 by

The Santa Ana winds that help drive fall and winter wildfires in California have died down, providing welcome relief for residents. But other ecological factors contribute to fires in ways that scientists are still discovering.

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Can solar power help prevent C...

Nov 20, 2019 by

Most reports on climate change are filled with dire warnings for our future. The consensus is that the earth is getting progressively warmer, and our energy-consumption habits have had a direct impact on that.

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Trump Just Threatened to Pull ...

Nov 4, 2019 by

Another Sunday morning, another stupid tweet.

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What western states can learn ...

Oct 30, 2019 by

For several months in 2019, it seemed wildfires wouldn’t rage across the West as they had in recent years. But then came the dry autumn and California’s Santa Ana and Diablo winds, which can drive the spread of wildfires

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PG&E Chief Says Blackout ...

Oct 18, 2019 by

PG&E’s chief executive said Thursday night that the utility had done a poor job in executing the blackout, even if its intentions — pre-empting wildfires caused by its equipment — were sound.

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Why California is fighting fir...

Sep 19, 2019 by

What if the answer to California’s wildfire woes is more fire?

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Florida Panhandle asks: Should...

May 8, 2019 by

In normal times, helping citizens in distress through no fault of their own has been seen as a bedrock American value. But disaster relief has been politicized, adding to hurricane recovery challenges in the Florida Panhandle.

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California’s largest utility j...

Jan 14, 2019 by

PG&E faces billions of dollars in liability from wildfires exacerbated by rising temperatures and drought.

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Northern California wildfires ...

Oct 16, 2017 by

[Translate] Elijah Nouvelage/Stringer/Getty Images Climate Desk By Debra Utacia Krol   GRIST This story was originally published by...

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