Friday, July 30, 2021

Tag: wildfires

Experts: If we don’t stop climate change, CA fires ‘will seem...

This year’s fires have already burned nearly three times as many acres as the same time last year. Experts say climate change has increased the length of fire season.

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

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

A mix of unusual forces is fueling Southern California’s fires

Scientists have tied California's fires to rising temperatures and years of epic drought.

We don’t think of Californians as climate refugees yet, but we...

Texas. Florida. Puerto Rico. California. The growing climate disaster toll ought to raise questions about where humans can and should live.

Scientist Daniel Swain on ‘unprecedented climate conditions’ contributing to deadly CA...

More than 11,000 firefighters are battling the wildfires, with the support of hundreds of fire engines and dozens of helicopters and airplanes.

31 killed in deadliest week for wildfires in California history

Fire officials are preparing for conditions to worsen with high winds expected to return.

90 companies helped cause the climate crisis – they should pay...

The companies responsible for the climate crisis should cover the costs of fighting wildfires and recovering from hurricanes.

Wildfires are essential: The Forest Service embraces a tribal tradition

The Karuk were once denied the right to practice an ancient tradition. Now scientific and resource management circles are seeing the merits of controlled burning.

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Planet’s vital signs are reaching dangerous ‘tipping points’ amid climate crisis, scientists warn

“We need to stop treating the climate emergency as a stand-alone issue—global heating is not the sole symptom of our stressed Earth system.”

Maine becomes first state to make corporations pay for recycling

“While we’re first in the U.S., we’re not going to be the last.”

Labor rights advocates’ Fight for $15 has helped millions of workers

“The success of the movement for higher wages... only reaffirms how far out of step lawmakers in Congress are from their constituents, as they continue to refuse to raise the federal minimum wage.”

Police sergeant suspended after kicking handcuffed woman’s head on video

The Atlanta Police Department has not yet released the names of the police officer, sergeant, or the victim who was not charged with a crime.

Manchin’s coal conflict of interest not of interest to corporate news

None pointed out the conflict of interest.