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PG & E launches the second wave of California-planned power outages to reduce forest fire risk

California's largest utility company launched its second wave of planned blackouts on Wednesday night to reduce the risk of forest fires from failed power lines. Pacific Gas and Electric Co. has postponed power outages scheduled for Wednesday noon in parts of Northern California until after 7:00 pm. According to Saramento's KCRA-TV, around 234,000 customers are expected to lose power in …

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With the new gel we can distribute flame retardants before forest fires occur

Enlarge / Firefighters from Stockton, California extinguished the flames from Hidden Valley Rd Friday, May 3, 2013 in Hidden Valley, California (AP Photo / Los Angeles Times, Mel Melcon) In recent years, there have been terrible fires in California that caused economic damage to destruction, death and death. And if climate change continues unabated, things will continue to deteriorate. Prevention …

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This clever gel acts like a vaccine against forest fires

Stanford materials scientist Eric Appel did not want to save people from forest fires but from disease. He is usually working to develop gels that can deliver drugs to the human body. For example, if you want to provide a patient with antibodies to the HIV infection, you inject a gel that is filled with the material and may last …

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PG & E has disconnected 48,200 customers in Northern California from the power grid due to the threat of forest fire

Failure is a precaution to reduce the risk that the company's equipment will cause wildfire in particularly dry and windy conditions. This is the second public safety shutdown in a row that PG & E launched this week. The shutdown affects seven counties: Butte, Napa, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sonoma and Yuba, the company said in a press release. According to …

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PG & E Achieves $ 11 Billion Settlement in Forest Fire Claims

Aerial view of houses destroyed on February 11, 2019 by the campfire in Paradise, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images News | Getty Images PG & E's shares increased 10% on Friday after the company closed a $ 11 billion settlement with companies that account for approximately 85% of the forest fire claims in 2017 and 2018 represented. California Power …

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Amazon fires: Seven countries sign Forest Protection Pact

Media playback is not supported on your device. Media Title Why the Amazon rainforest contributes to climate change mitigation. Seven South American countries have agreed measures to protect the Amazon River basin, the largest tropical forest in the world. Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru and Suriname signed a pact in which they set up a civil protection network and …

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The Brazilian governors say it is not the moment to refuse money as Amazon forest fires rage

Brazilian governors are calling on President Jair Bolsonaro to accept foreign assistance to fight the raging fires in the Amazon rainforest after criticizing such donations and saying that he would consider accepting the money if the French President Emmanuel Macron Apologizes After Spitting Flávio Dino, Governor of the State of Maranhão in northeastern Brazil, said he and his colleagues have …

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Trump is pushing for the clearing of Alaska's Tongass National Forest, the world's largest remaining temperate rainforest.

Kenai Fjords National Park on September 1, 2015 in Seward, Alaska. MANDEL NGAN / Getty Images A Palestinian freshman arrived in the US to study at Harvard. Immigration officials revoked his visa and deported him. At the G-7 Trump again showed that he is a terrible negotiator An interview with the man who called Bret Stephens a bug Trump still …

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