california fires

The New York Times Tue, 10/17/2017 - 12:10

Cleanup From California Fires Poses Environmental and Health Risks

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"Just think of all the hazardous materials in your house," said the chief public health officer in Napa County. "Your chemicals, your pesticides, propane, gasoline, plastic and paint — it all burns down into the ash. It concentrates in the ash, and it’s toxic."
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The New York Times Mon, 10/16/2017 - 18:42

California Fires Leave Many Homeless Where Housing Was Already Scarce

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"I started to cry, and then it just felt like, 'It's not worth crying about,'" said Kathy Shanklin, 67, a schoolteacher, describing her feelings as she looked at what had been her home. "You've just got to put one foot in front of the other."
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Los Angeles Times Mon, 10/16/2017 - 02:03

How will the California fires impact wine?

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The wine industry contributes $57 billion to the state economy, by some estimates.
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Los Angeles Times Mon, 10/16/2017 - 02:00

Death toll rises to 40 as firefighters continue to battle massive California wildfires

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Firefighters are still trying to get the upper hand against the wind and flames in Northern California.
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USA TODAY Sun, 10/15/2017 - 14:23

Calif. woman, clinging to husband of 55 years in pool, dies in wildfire

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“These were people all about love."
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HuffPost Sat, 10/14/2017 - 17:38

California Fires Now Deadliest In State's Recorded History

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The death toll is up to 31 people and it's likely to climb.
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The Age - theage.com.au Sat, 10/14/2017 - 11:56

In China, the war on coal just got serious

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In Australia, politicians continue to debate the existence of climate change. In China, the outlook could not be more different.
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Washington Post Sat, 10/14/2017 - 11:33

Perspective | California’s wildfires remind us natural disasters see no race or class

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We needed this reminder of our unity, a Santa Rosa rabbi writes as she grapples with her community's catastrophe.
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The Sydney Morning Herald Sat, 10/14/2017 - 09:18

While Australia dithers, China is getting serious about curbing coal

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In Australia, politicians continue to debate the existence of climate change. Donald J. Trump's EPA declared this week that the "war on coal is over".In China, the outlook could not be more different.
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