Thursday, May 30, 2024

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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Trump pledges to crush campus protests, deport Pro-Palestinian demonstrators, shocking donors

At a private donor event, Trump promises to expel student protesters and curb pro-Palestinian movements on campuses, revealing his hard-line stance.

The truth about Trumponomics

The MAGA agenda would make nearly every aspect of your life more expensive, while making the richest Americans even richer.

Israel’s attacks on Gaza’s health workers: Hundreds killed, thousands injured amid devastating siege

Israeli forces have killed over 700 health care workers and targeted medical facilities 450 times since Oct. 7, according to a report...

Second IDF attack in Rafah kills 21 amid global outrage over initial massacre

As international condemnation grows over the IDF's bombing of a Rafah refugee camp that killed 45, another strike claims the lives of 21 more, intensifying calls for an end to the violence.

EPA accused of ‘egregious’ misconduct in PFAS testing of pesticides: Watchdog group reveals disturbing...

The claims have raised significant concerns about the integrity of the EPA's testing and its commitment to public health.