California – GBRI
 

California, the US state well known for its impressive achievements in the renewable energy sector and various other environment-friendly initiatives, becomes the first in the country to require all new homes to install solar panels. The California Energy Commission voted unanimously to recommend energy efficiency standards that are set to be added to state building […]

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The infamous Thomas Fire raging in Southern California has already destroyed 270,000 acres of land and rendered thousands of people homeless. It is on its way to become the largest ever wildfire witnessed in the state’s modern history. The massive fire is expected to blaze into January. Diminishing winds and increasing humidity are in the […]

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The Thomas fire, which has ravaged Santa Barbara and Ventura counties for more than a week, has claimed the life of firefighter Cory Iverson. Iverson, 32, worked as fire apparatus engineer in Cal Fire and is survived by his pregnant wife Ashley, and their 2-year-old daughter Evie. “I am very saddened to report that a firefighter fatality has occurred on […]

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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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