California – GBRI
 

Raging infernos in Southern California have forced thousands of people to flee their homes. The largest fire around Ventura is so widespread that it can be seen from space. It has already burned over 70,000 acres, shut down freeways and turned off power for thousands. Experts say that this is “just the beginning” of the […]

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Southern California is facing scorching weather this fall with temperatures soaring above 100°F. This is unusually warm for late October, and more pre-Halloween heat is on the way. A multi-day summer-like heat wave kicked into high gear on Monday and continued Tuesday along and well inland from the California coast, from Santa Barbara through Los […]

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The infernos raging California’s woods have already claimed the lives of 23 people, while 285 are reported missing and thousands evacuated. The unprecedented wildfires have burned nearly 170,000 acres and destroyed at least 3,500 homes and commercial structures since the outbreak started Sunday. Strong winds and low humidity conditions are helping the wildfires to spread at […]

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The attorneys general of California and New Mexico, Xavier Becerra and Hector Balderas, filed an environmental lawsuit against the Trump administration for delaying new rules to reduce methane leaks on federal lands. They say the new rules will ensure cleaner air. The regulations require natural gas and oil producers to update equipment and take other actions […]

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Last week, Professor Dale Boger, of the Scripps Research Institute, California, and his team announced a breakthrough in antibiotic resistance by re-engineering the drug vancomycin. It is used against extremely resistant infections including MRSA. Vancomycin is a highly effective antibiotic but still it is facing resistance from bacteria in some countries. Professor Boger had previously managed to make […]

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Even as America decided to pull out of the Paris climate deal, California senate passed a historic bill that aims to use 100% renewable energy by 2045. The bill will further move to Assembly for approval. “Today, we passed the most ambitious target in the world to expand clean energy and put Californians to work. […]

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