California – GBRI
 

For a while now, California has been witnessing a thick blanket of smog. And now scientists have found the main reason behind it – air pollution in China. Yes, you read that right! Apparently, pollution doesn’t need a visa to travel from one country to another. A new report has found that pollution is traveling […]

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A fast moving wildfire in Northern California forced tens of thousands of people to flee their homes and scramble for safety on Thursday. People were seen clutching babies and pets as they abandoned vehicles and struck out on foot ahead of the flames that engulfed the entire town of Paradise, California. “Pretty much the community of […]

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In a move that is being celebrated by animal welfare activists, California just passed a legislation with a vote of 80 to 0 in the state Assembly that prohibits cosmetic manufacturers to sell products tested on animals after January 1, 2020. Senate Bill 1249, the California Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act, was endorsed by over 100 cosmetic companies, […]

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Southern California is facing broiling temperatures, with a few places reaching the highest temperatures ever recorded. Amid this extreme heatwave, the city of Imperial actually witnessed rainfall on July 24 while the temperatures hovered at 119 degrees Fahrenheit. The bizarre event set “a new world record for the hottest temperature ever measured while rain was falling,” […]

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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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