Saturday, March 2, 2024

Tag: fire

Wildfires could be pumping 3x more soot to the Arctic than...

The new findings are an example of how the impacts of the climate crisis build on each other.

Smoke from western wildfires to spread as far as New York

Wildfire smoke is a problem because it contributes to air pollution.

The climate flames come for us all

This month’s western megafires have burned millions of acres and upended countless lives. It’s a sign of things to come if we don’t start to listen and act.

Suicide watch on Planet Earth

Even for an old man like me, it’s a terrifying thing to watch humanity make a decision, however inchoate, to essentially commit suicide.

How white colonizers set us up for uncontrollable wildfires

"I want us to go humbly to the very people our culture tried to exterminate to listen to what they can teach us. "

With scores dead and 1,000+ missing in California fires, new study...

"The costs of inaction greatly outweigh the costs of taking action on climate change. We can still reduce future damage and suffering if we act quickly and dramatically to reduce carbon emissions."

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.

Wildfires choke Washington State’s air, delaying flights and trash collection

"Wildfire smoke has the potential to significantly impact air quality, as we've seen over the past few summers."

What wildfires do to our minds

A Northern California community offers mental health first-aid to survivors of devastating fires.

As wildfires rage, Trump administration plans to slash fire science funding

“A wildland fire (budget) cut is a human health cut.”

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Corporate giants pay minimal taxes, reveals ITEP study on Trump-GOP tax law’s impact

ITEP's latest study exposes how the 2017 tax law has allowed major U.S. corporations to drastically reduce their tax bills, highlighting the need for urgent reform in corporate taxation.

Republicans hatched a secret assault on the Voting Rights Act in Washington state

After he helped create the state’s voting maps, a redistricting commissioner quietly worked with national Republican figures to bring a lawsuit against his own work.
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My ultimate history crash course

To understand the present, study the past. 

The foreign policy issue that could decide the U.S. presidential election

Leading Democrats and Republicans are scrambling to look "tough" on immigration.

Biden administration fuels rural and tribal progress with $366 million green energy boost

Biden's $366 million green energy initiative promises a sustainable future for rural and tribal communities, spotlighting the administration's dedication to equitable clean energy access.