Wildfires

After last year’s devastating fires across the state, communities and state officials are on alert.
The utility's Chapter 11 plan offered no more than $8.4 billion for wildfire victims -- an amount skewered as unsatisfactory.
Gov. Gavin Newsom said Trump was building “a giant vanity project” instead of focusing on “the real threats of wildfires.”
The military will "act strongly" to control the wildfires, Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro promised.
The rainforest is burning amid increasing deforestation by farmers and ranchers.
Unusually hot and dry conditions have led to fires blazing across the Arctic.
Controlled burning makes the land more resilient to wildfire and brings neighbors in this California community together.
Meanwhile, President Donald Trump said last week that clean air and water is a "top priority."
There’s a clear link between cheatgrass, which covers more than 100 million acres across the West, and rangeland megafires.
The settlement with the California utility included $270 million to the town of Paradise, which was mostly destroyed in the fire.
Utilities’ liability can reach billions of dollars, and after several years of devastating wildfires, they asked regulators to allow them to pull the plug when fire risk is extremely high.
President Trump has called for more wildfire prevention work, but he didn’t propose substantially more funding for it in his latest budget.
85 people were killed by the blaze, and nearly 14,000 homes were leveled.
The state experienced its most destructive and deadliest wildfire ever in 2018.
The power company said the fund will help with living expenses and other urgent needs, according to a bankruptcy court filing.
Last year's California wildfires were among the deadliest ever in the U.S.
The California governor laid out the state’s efforts to prevent wildfires, which have worsened in recent years.
Gavin Newsom announced an "emergency in advance of an emergency" in hopes avoiding a repeat of 2018's record-breaking fire season.
About 100 National Guard personnel will get to work thinning California's high-risk forests next month.