Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Tag: California Wildfires

PG&E announces initiative to submerge 10,000-miles of power lines to lessen...

PG&E's new infrastructure safety initiative is said to be the largest effort to lessen the risk of wildfire in the U.S.

The fires this time

A climate view from California.

Trump administration proposes oil and gas lease sale in California while...

“We’ve blocked any new federal leasing in California in court for eight years now, and we’ll fight this too.”

US media can’t think how to fight fires without $1-an-hour prison...

The main difference: Unlike prison laborers, regular citizens have to be paid more than pittance wages.

Trump admin exploited wildfires to encourage logging

Instead of stopping the burning of fossil fuels, which is an obvious way to reduce emissions and lower the risk of wildfires, the Trump administration chose a more corrupt route.

Meet the prisoners being paid $1 an hour to battle the...

California saves up to $100 million a year by using prison labor to fight its biggest environmental problem.

31 dead, 250,000 evacuated in California fires as Governor blames climate...

California Governor Jerry Brown unequivocally blamed climate change for the devastation.

Progressive Briefing for Thursday, August 9, 2018

The first ever Muslim Congresswoman, Zinke blames wildfires on environmentalists, Trump wants to open California's public lands to fracking, and more.

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11th Commandment from Jesus at the Super Bowl: “Thou shall have no other brands...

Right now, second only to Trump and his farcical election deniers, are there any greater hypocrites in the world than extremist American fundamentalists?

In New York Times op-ed, US physician blasts ‘lucrative system of for-profit medicine’

"Doctors' sense of our complicity in putting profits over people has grown more difficult to ignore."

Behold, the new GOP culture wars

The Republican Party’s latest wave of attacks against anyone who threatens the white supremacist patriarchy is couched in false concern for health and well-being.

How worker ownership builds community wealth and a more just society

Community wealth building initiatives are taking hold in cities across the world, strengthening worker pay, local economies and democracy.

54% of new electric-generating capacity in U.S. will be solar in 2023, EIA says

Texas will be home to the highest amount of new solar capacity at 7.7 gigawatts, followed by California at 4.2 gigawatts.