Saturday, March 28, 2020

Tag: wildfires

Buried in mud: Wildfires threaten North American water supplies

Flash floods and water contamination after large-scale wildfires are emerging as real hazards in Australia and many other places, threatening drinking water, ecosystems, infrastructures and recreational activities.

Australia wildfire coverage is long on koalas, short on causes

Though coverage of the Australian fires was slow to take off, it’s begun to capture more international attention, while highlighting the effects of climate change.

We need publicly owned utilities

California’s wildfires and blackouts show the dangers of entrusting our power to for-profit corporations.

What western states can learn from Native American wildfire management strategies

Federal, state and local government agencies are increasingly recognizing indigenous burning as an ecosystem component and restoration technique.

Warming climate is the ‘decisive driver’ in spike of record-setting California...

2018 brought several new records for disastrous and deadly wildfires in California.

The smoke’s gone, but hearts and lungs still may be in...

The long-term effects of breathing this cocktail are unknown.

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. "

Fiddling while California burns

Fanning the flames of climate denial.

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."

Human-caused climate change severely exposes the US national parks

Our newly published results reveal that climate change has exposed the national parks to conditions hotter and drier than the country as a whole.

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The invisible candidate and the progressive lion

As Americans on the progressive left might have expected, the one politician who is responding with the seriousness and the kind of reassuring competence that his fellow citizens need in such a difficult time, is Bernie Sanders.

Who will win the US presidential election 2020: A prediction as to the winner...

There is no doubt that Bernie will give a tough competition to Trump but if Russia provides any kind of data support to trump, he will outplace Bernie.

Trump will not use Defense Production Act to order manufacturing of vital medical equipment

With prices rising, supplies lacking, and healthcare officials working endlessly, the importance of vital medical equipment should not be negotiable.

Our #1 objective must be: Drastically reduce the fear and panic among Americans

Fear begets fear, panic begets panic, but only if we allow it to continue to happen.