The Mendocino Complex Fire in Northern California is now the largest wildfire ever recorded in California’s history. It started burning in July – the state’s hottest month on record. Of the 20 largest wildfires in California history, 15 have occurred since 2000. This year’s fires have already burned nearly three times as many acres as the same time last year. Experts say climate change has increased the length of fire season. In Oakland, California, we speak with Michael Brune, the director of the Sierra Club. We also speak with Michael Mann, distinguished professor of atmospheric science at Penn State University and author of “The Madhouse Effect: How Climate Change Denial is Threatening our Planet, Destroying Our Politics, and Driving us Crazy.”
It may take a few talks to encourage them, but every conversation is a step in the right direction toward vaccination and the world returning to normal.
It’s time to get this landmark bill passed and build a fairer America.
“For too long, our federal government has looked the other way while our nation’s largest banks bankroll the dirtiest fossil fuel projects.”
Today’s Republican Party, while still claiming to stand for limited government, is practicing just the opposite: government intrusion everywhere.
“This is an emergency that affects all of us because variants are coming from areas where there are large numbers of unvaccinated people.”