Friday, September 30, 2022

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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New study finds ‘forever chemicals’ in rainwater

Water quality guidelines deem rainwater is now unsafe to drink.

The climate movement was built for a world before climate change—it’s time for a...

We need a mass movement that can deal with climate disasters by training people to both protect and mobilize their communities.

Why are wild horses brutally uprooted from public lands while private livestock can stay?

The Bureau of Land Management is misleading the American people about the nation’s wild horses and burros.

Highland Park victims sue gun-maker, stores over negligence and deceptive practices

Along with the company—which plaintiffs argue violated a consumer protection law—the families and victims sued an online retailer and local gun store.

We need to elect more leaders from the labor movement into government

Electing more union members to councils and mayoral posts will help to combat right-wing attacks on workers and hold local government accountable to the ordinary people it’s intended to serve.