California Faces "Biggest Blackout Ever" As 2.5 Million PG&E Customers May Have No Power For Days

From zerohedge by Tyler Durden Fri, 10/25/2019 – 19:00 Earlier this week we joked that with PG&E now scrambling to enforce intentional blackouts every time there are powerful winds for fears the bankrupt company’s aged infrastructure could cause a new fire, “every time the wind blows California will become Venezuela.” https://twitter.com/zerohedge/status/1186440507217588224 Turns out it wasn’t…

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L A Times editorial denies need for Cal Fire actions to address state’s wildfire debacle

Guest essay Larry Hamlin The L. A. Times ran an editorial denying the need for wildfire actions recommended by Cal Fire and authorized by Governor Newsom for immediate implementation facilitated by waving California’s onerous, time consuming and costly environmental regulations. The Times editorial claims that the Cal Fire actions regarding prioritizing and immediately beginning the…

L A Times conceals colossal irrelevance of state’s “cut climate emissions” schemes

Guest essay by Larry Hamlin The L. A. Times published an article hyping the fact that California wildfire emissions are jeopardizing the state’s bureaucratically obtrusive and hugely expensive greenhouse gas emissions reduction campaign shenanigans. The Times article addressed the fact that California wildfire emissions are much larger than expected versus the state’s original assumption that…

L A Times Amazon fire anti-science propaganda revisited

Guest essay by Larry Hamlin Thanks to Dr. Roy Spencer for his excellent WUWT article exposing the plight of the economically poor Brazilian farmers as well as the gross mischaracterizations by climate alarmists of fires in the Amazon region. Dr. Spencer’s article provides a 30+ year long time period graphic showing the area of deforestation…

Thinning forests, prescribed fire before drought reduced tree loss

Who’d a thunk it, forest management might be a good idea?~ctm Treatments may reduce loss in future droughts and bark beetle epidemics University of California – Davis Thinning forests and conducting prescribed burns may help preserve trees in future droughts and bark beetle epidemics expected under climate change, suggests a study from the University of…

California’s government solely responsible for states forest management and wildfire debacle

Guest essay by Larry Hamlin The inept government, political and regulatory policies of California have clearly driven the present forest management calamitous conditions with that failure leading to disastrous wildfires throughout the state. Those government and political leaders that are responsible for this situation that has been decades in the making have tried to conceal…