Post Profile






California fires: Year around blazes set to become 'the new normal' as Governor blames climate change

California Governor Jerry Brown has told the state’s residents to get used to destructive wildfires in winter, declaring them “the new normal”. As six major fires ravage southern California, having led to the death of one person and the destruction of hundreds of homes and other buildings, Mr Brown said the state needed to face up to a new challenge. Visiting Ventura County, where the largest of the blazes – the Thomas Fire – is still growing, Mr Brown said drought and climate change mean California faces a “new reality” where lives and property are continually threatened by fire, at a cost of billions of dollars.
read more

share
See more about: Jerry Brown

Related Posts


May 7 News: California Governor Jerry Brown Links Wildfires To Climate Change

US Politics / Liberal : ThinkProgress: Justice

In remarks delivered to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection’s aviation management unit in Sacramento, Governor Jerry Brown warned that earlier wildfire seasons will become the new norm thanks to climate change....

LA Times Says Climate Not to Blame for More Wildfires. They're Wrong.

Politics / US Politics : Kevin Drum

California Gov. Jerry Brown says climate change is responsible for increased wildfire activity in the state. "It's a new normal. California is burning." Needless to say, climate change isn't the only culprit. Changing land use patte...

Gov. Jerry Brown requests a major disaster declaration for SoCal wildfires

United States / Los Angeles : L.A. Now

Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday requested a major disaster declaration from President Trump to assist with the response to the devastating wildfires that raged across Southern California this month. The wind-driven blazes, which ravag...

The Latest: California governor: Fires are 'new normal'

Politics / US Politics : Washington Watch

The Latest on wildfires burning in Southern California (all times local): ___ 12:50 p.m. California Gov. Jerry Brown says deadly and destructive wildfires in winter are "the new normal." Brown … Click to Continue »

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC