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Firefighter groups: Trump's California wildfire tweet was 'shameful' and 'ill-informed'

California wildfires: Camp Fire kills 42 to become deadliest in state history as Trump approves major disaster declaration | The Independent |

'Everything is gone': California town of Paradise mourns wildfire devastation | The Guardian |

Government Shutdown: What Happens to the Los Padres National Forest?
California has 129 million dead trees. That's a huge wildfire risk. | Vox - Sept. 4, 2018 |

Global Warming - distance between America and Europe is steadily increasing.

by Oui on Wed Nov 14th, 2018 at 07:16:07 AM EST
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US press has christened sections of this catastrophe the "Camp Fire" and "Woolsey fire". These are not place names.

I have lost count of the number of celebrity mansions in Malibu, several hundred miles distant, reduced to ashes.

And a TruthDig staffer momentarily trotted outrage over the low pay for California's prison inmates volunteer firefighters. That copy has been scrubbed.

Have I mentioned today, I am not a fan of misplaced precision?

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Indonesia quake and tsunami: Death toll rises past 2,000

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Wed Nov 14th, 2018 at 08:38:35 PM EST
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XIII

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Wed Nov 14th, 2018 at 08:43:29 PM EST
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The Woolsey fire is named after the canyon in the San Fernando Valley in which it started, not the town in Northern California.
by asdf on Thu Nov 15th, 2018 at 03:17:56 PM EST
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The situation here is pretty psychotic.
Zinke on wildfires: 'Radical' groups would rather burn down forest than thin one tree

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Tue Nov 20th, 2018 at 08:03:30 PM EST
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