Brownstein: Shane Murphy’s wildfire blues will blaze at Montreal jazz fest

Brownstein: Shane Murphy’s wildfire blues will blaze at Montreal jazz fest

Bread crumbs links Comment rock me Environmental arts Columns “Everyone had a difficult time during the epidemic. I thought I would take my feelings of darkness and greatness, and they all came together, ”he said of his new album, Gate Religion. “The first one I connected with was the blue one. On CKUT, I heard […]

3 Nevada wildfires, California’s Elektra fire reminders of threat

3 Nevada wildfires, California’s Elektra fire reminders of threat

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) – While Electra Fire is making headlines in California, Nevada will eliminate wildfires by 2022. Last year, 610 fires burned 134,145 acres in Nevada. Most of the fires were public lands administered by the Land Administration and had little impact on people. However, the Tamarak fire, which spread from California to Douglas […]

Members of the Wildland Fire Commission announced

Members of the Wildland Fire Commission announced

Fall Creek area in San Miguel County, New Mexico, Hermits Peak – Calf Canyon Fire, May 8, 2022. The members of the new Wildland Fire Management and Management Committee were announced today. The group is tasked with recommending federal policies and strategies to more effectively prevent, mitigate, suppress, and manage wildland fires, including rehabilitating land […]

California wildfire in Truckee triggers evacuations

California wildfire in Truckee triggers evacuations

A wildfire in a dry brush near Truckee, a mountain town about 180 miles[180 km]northeast of San Francisco, forced people to evacuate Thursday afternoon. The Butterfield fire started near a truck near Butterfield Drive and was between 5 and 10 acres[5 ha]according to the Truck Fire Department in the afternoon. The fire is near the […]

N.W.T. highway and ferry reopen, more wildfire closures could be coming

N.W.T. highway and ferry reopen, more wildfire closures could be coming

After a partial closure of 17 hours, Highway 1 and the Nduli boat on the McKenzie River are fully open again. The highway was closed Wednesday night between Fort Simpson and Rigley, and reopened around 10 a.m. Thursday. At the same time, the boat was only used for traffic in the southern region. On Thursday […]

SEC’s climate disclosure plan could be in trouble after a recent Supreme Court ruling, but a bigger question looms: Does disclosure work?

SEC’s climate disclosure plan could be in trouble after a recent Supreme Court ruling, but a bigger question looms: Does disclosure work?

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is considering requiring publicly traded U.S. companies to disclose the climate-related risks they face. Republican state officials, emboldened by a recent Supreme Court ruling, are already threatening to sue, claiming regulators don’t have the authority. While the debate heats up, what’s surprisingly missing is a discussion about whether disclosures […]

U.S. isn’t ready for the next wildfire smoke wave. Here’s what needs to change

U.S. isn’t ready for the next wildfire smoke wave. Here’s what needs to change

When wildfires cause dangerous air pollution in cities and towns across the country, public health officials are urging residents to stay indoors, close windows, and use air filters. A new study from Stanford University shows that while Americans are responding to the message, they still do little to keep smoke out of their homes. Satellite […]

Electra Fire now California’s 2nd biggest of season

Electra Fire now California’s 2nd biggest of season

The Electra Fire, currently burning in the Amador and Calavara districts of Sierra Nevada, is now California’s second-largest wildfire. On Thursday morning, 4,272 acres (6.7 square miles) of fire were reported, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. The hold was 40%. The fire broke out Monday afternoon in the northern Fork […]