Deadliest California fire nearly contained

Deadliest California fire nearly contained

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Forecasted rain could help fight the fire, but might hinder rescue efforts California’s deadliest wildfire is almost fully under control, officials said, as fresh rain forecasts brought relief but also fears of landslides. The Camp Fire, centred in and round the town of Paradise northeast of San Francisco, is now…

California fire town needs ‚total rebuild’

California fire town needs ‚total rebuild’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Senior officials have been touring the fire-ravaged northern Californian town of Paradise The director of the US emergency agency says a California town ravaged by wildfire will need a „total rebuild” job that will take several years. Brock Long, administrator of Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), said the damage…

California signs carbon-free energy law

California signs carbon-free energy law

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Solar panels recently installed in Los Angeles will help meet the state’s legislation for clean energy California has passed a law committing to exclusively carbon-free electricity sources by 2045, setting it against US President Donald Trump’s energy policy. „There is no understating the importance of this measure,” Governor Jerry…