Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Tag: wild fires

The fires this time

A climate view from California.

Climate change fuels hellfire in the City of Angels

Warm, dry climate change conditions have made housing in LA's "Wildland-Urban Interface" dangerous.

California tribe hopes to conquer climate woes — With fire

More and more land in California is going up in flames. The area in the state burned by wildfires has increased by...

550,000 acres on fire in Alaska in latest sign of the...

Alaska's fires show the footprints of climate change in multiple ways.

Progressive Briefing for Thursday, July 26, 2018

Federal lawsuit against President Trump's business interests allowed to proceed, deadly wildfires rage around the world, Betsy Devos is hurting students again, and more.

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The Donald also rises?

For all practical purposes, right-wing populists will have taken over the world.

Personal interview: Finian Cunningham—What are the prospects for peace?

Finian Cunningham focuses on the realities of the international power struggle unfolding in real time and the role of everyday citizens in affecting the relationship the U.S. now has and will have with the rest of the world community.

Overturning Roe v. Wade isn’t just about abortion

It’s also about access to family planning services, contraception, sex education and much else—all of which have also been under threat in recent years.

Plastic trash in the ocean is a global problem, and the US is the...

A study published in 2020 that concluded that the U.S. is the largest global source of plastic waste, including plastics shipped to other countries that later are mismanaged.

As executives hike prices, US corporations rake in biggest profits since 1950

"Corporations can get away with it because they have too much power in the economy."