Saturday, October 23, 2021

Tag: wildfires

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.

Progressive Briefing for Thursday, August 23

Verizon confirms throttling internet in California during deadly wildfires, Michael Cohen won't accept a pardon from Trump, new poll shows Sanders would be Trump in 2020, and more.

Prison inmates fighting California’s deadly fires

More than 2,000 inmates are working as firefighters, prompting new debate over this aspect of prison labor.

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.

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The persecution of Steven Donziger

“Why am I the one being locked up? I helped hold [Chevron] accountable.”

The big lie in Rahm Emanuel’s Senate testimony

Now all eyes will be on Merkley – and other Democratic senators who profess that “Black lives mater” and that police need to be held accountable – to see whether they vote to confirm this tainted mayor and elevate him to a prestigious ambassadorship.

What is the Peace Dividend strategy?

Tell the truth about our endless wars and bloated DOD budgets!

Greta Thunberg on climate promises versus actions

Thunberg sat down in her Stockholm kitchen to talk about what she expects—and hopes—will come from the global event.

The hypocrisy of the federal spending debate

We must not let our lawmakers get away with this charade of fiscal responsibility to defeat Build Back Better.