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I went out on my front porch just about fifteen minutes ago to sit in the shade and do some grading but the air was so smoky I had to retreat back inside. I live in Claremont, about 25 miles north ...
by Doctor Jazz
Comment Count 19 comments on Sun Apr 19, 2015 at 12:07 PM PDT with 67 Recommends
Grassland wildfires have been raging across the Siberian Republic of Khakassia killing 23 people at last count, and seriously injuring 47. Homes in 19 different settlements have been destroyed and ...
by Pakalolo
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Apr 14, 2015 at 02:56 PM PDT with 44 Recommends
OND Editors OND is a community feature on Daily Kos, consisting of news stories from around the world, sometimes coupled with a daily theme, original research or commentary. Editors of OND ...
by side pocket
Comment Count 39 comments on Sun Sep 21, 2014 at 08:58 PM PDT with 36 Recommends
"He would see this country burn if he could be king of the ashes." --Varys, regarding Littlefinger, in Game of Thrones He might well have been describing the modern Republican Party. ...
by RLMiller
Comment Count 20 comments on Mon Aug 04, 2014 at 11:38 AM PDT with 40 Recommends
Not to be outdone by the meltdown of House Republicans Thursday, Senate Republicans did their best to muck up the final day of legislative work ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 57 comments on Fri Aug 01, 2014 at 07:13 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
Welcome to the Overnight News Digest with a crew consisting of founder Magnifico, current leader Neon Vincent, regular editors side pocket, maggiejean, wader, Man Oh Man, rfall, and JML9999. ...
by side pocket
Comment Count 47 comments on Sun Jul 13, 2014 at 08:58 PM PDT with 36 Recommends
It was the first weekend in June, and Yosemite beckoned. Last November, when we'd signed up for the class, the winter rains were late but we didn't yet know they'd be all but non-existent. (Not ...
by lineatus
Comment Count 87 comments on Sun Jun 15, 2014 at 06:00 AM PDT with 84 Recommends
The seasons are subtle in Southern California. Winter is cool and rainy, spring is cool and foggy, summer is warm and dry, and fall is when hot dry Santa Ana winds spark fire season. Today's ...
by Road to1 Escondido
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu May 15, 2014 at 07:48 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
New Processes - New Device Harnesses Sun and Sewage to Produce Hydrogen Fuel A novel device that uses only sunlight and wastewater to produce hydrogen gas could provide a sustainable energy source ...
by Panacea Paola
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Oct 17, 2013 at 03:43 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Tanker 10 folks. Not sure if this was tail 910 or 911. August 2013 Under Colonel Korn's rule, the only people permitted to ask questions were those who never did. ― Joseph Heller, Catch-22 ...
by The Ex Cowboy
Comment Count 29 comments on Tue Aug 20, 2013 at 03:22 PM PDT with 63 Recommends
This year's fire season in the West has started earlier, and ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 32 comments on Tue Jul 02, 2013 at 11:37 AM PDT with 62 Recommends
Nineteen brave men are dead. A fire was caused by lightning. It couldn't possibly be anything more than that. And the wingnuts are terribly offended that anyone might try to link fire with global ...
by RLMiller
Comment Count 16 comments on Wed Jul 03, 2013 at 11:36 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
by RWN
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Jun 13, 2013 at 02:16 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
Breathtaking images: Grandfather Tim Holmes took these harrowing photos of his five grandkids escaping the wildfires because he feared their parents 'would never see them again.' Tammy Holmes ...
by Eileen B
Comment Count 91 comments on Thu Jan 10, 2013 at 10:23 AM PST with 316 Recommends
In recent years the United States has witnessed an atmosphere in constant flux on the topic of climate change. Political alliances have formed and disintegrated, legislation has passed and failed ...
by Sustainable Northwest
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Aug 24, 2012 at 01:30 PM PDT with 40 Recommends
In recent years the United States has witnessed an atmosphere in constant flux on the topic of climate change. Political alliances have formed and disintegrated, legislation has passed and failed ...
by Sustainable Northwest
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Aug 23, 2012 at 08:18 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Welcome to a weird sort of monotony. Another day, another heatwave, another dangerous fire season. Just like last year. So far, on this Aug 3rd, we seem to be alright, but everyone in Central ...
by GreenMother
Comment Count 93 comments on Sat Aug 04, 2012 at 06:31 AM PDT with 160 Recommends
Another link to a harmful effect of Climate Change, this time to increased wildfires has been established in a new University of Utah study. New study links wildfires and climate change By John ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Jul 31, 2012 at 10:30 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here .  The water supply was available only an hour a day and falling.  People --
by TomDispatch
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Jul 24, 2012 at 07:43 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Here is my latest on DeSmogBlog , an analysis of the extreme weather events in the country, and how the media is reporting and ignoring the story. Large portions of the country are on fire.
by farronbalanced
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Jul 06, 2012 at 07:34 PM PDT with 13 Recommends