Op-ed: We don’t have time for another fossil fuel bridge

In his 2014 State of the Union address, President Obama praised natural gas as "the bridge fuel that can power our economy with less of the carbon pollution that causes climate change."
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California's megafires spur insurers to send in special, private crews before a blaze hits

There is a growing sector of private "pre-incident" troubleshooters who are deployed to defend specific properties in advance of wildfires

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Panel with stakes in clean water adds to coastal habitat plan

A group of nine people with backgrounds and interests in the coastal economy and related water quality issues provided its recommendations for improving the state's Coastal Habitat Protection Plan.

Why Forest Service Chief Randy Moore has hope for America’s forests

Moore, who has been with the Forest Service for 43 years, the last 14 of them in California, seems sanguine about the future of forests and fire-prone towns — if Congress passes an infrastructure package with funding for fire prevention work.

Conoco kicks off oil industry’s carbon shell game

The transaction kicks off what could be a torch-passing ceremony for the fossil fuel industry over the coming months and years from the most environmentally pressured to the least and from the least efficient to the most.

‘Earth looks fragile from space’: Jeff Bezos pledges $1bn to conservation

Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, has said he realised just how fragile the Earth was when he looked back down at it from space, while committing $1bn to conservation projects around the world.

Why the US isn’t ready for clean energy: The grid needs to change for solar and wind energy

The US is going to need more high-voltage transmission lines. A lot more. As soon as possible.

Fires fuel new risks to California farmworkers

As climate change amplifies the health risks of extreme heat and pollution from wildfires, researchers scramble to protect farmworkers.

Benji Backer: Climate change and conservatives -  why environmentalism is key

We are the party that lives amid nature, and it's time we take back the narrative that we are the ones who don't care about conserving it.

Increase climate change commitments, Boris Johnson to urge Joe Biden

Boris Johnson is expected to urge US President Joe Biden to increase his country's climate commitments in a meeting at the White House. This week, the PM had said he was "frustrated" that richer countries were failing to financially support poorer ones fighting climate change.

What climate neutrality will cost Germany

Germany wants to be climate neutral by 2045. Restructuring its economy will cost trillions. But not investing the money would cost even more.
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