California Wildfires Are So Intense, They’re Sparking Firenadoes

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In California, this year’s wildfires are outpacing the damage caused by last year’s record-setting fire season. As brutal heat continues to scorch the West, it is sparking wildfires that are burning through hundreds of thousands of acres of land.

California’s Dixie Fire Has Now Burned an Area the Size of New York City

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The Dixie Fire is raging out of control in Northern California’s Plumas and Butte counties. It’s now the largest fire in California and is among the more… Read more.

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Korean House in California

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House for sentimental Koreans immigrants is now available in California. The post Korean House in California appeared first on EON Reality. Explore the Korean House. ????? – Gamsahabnida (“Thank you!”). ”).

California Just Can't Quit Fracking

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California is often hailed as a leader of U.S. climate action due to its fuel efficiency standards, renewable energy goals, and other environmental regulations. It’s even made big, splashy announcements like ending new gas-powered car sales by 2035. Read more.

How Digital Transformation will Bend the Curve of the Linear Economy Toward the Circular

Speaker: Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Co-Founder & Managing Director of SmartNations Foundation, Jimmy Jia, Venture Partner at Pi Labs, Fabienne Durand, Senior Advisor to the SmartNations Foundation, & Roger Strukhoff, Executive Director of the Tau Institute

The Carbon Zero, Circular Economy, is easily the most profoundly important result of digital transformation. Industry 4.0 has a massively cumulative impact on dematerialization (in all forms) and resultant decarbonization (both emissions and embodied) throughout the economy. Join panelists Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Jimmy Jia, Fabienne Durand, and their moderator Roger Strukhoff as they discuss how bending the carbon/GHG heavy linear economy to the circular is one of the hidden benefits of digital disruption.

California Hydropower Plant May Have to Shut Down as Record Heat Wave Drains Key Reservoir

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The record heat wave searing the West Coast has drained one of California’s largest reservoirs so much that its hydroelectric power plant may be forced to shut down for the first time this summer, officials told CNN this week.

A 56-Year-Old Plane Crash Mystery May Have Been Solved Thanks to California’s Drought

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The record-setting drought in California has brought water levels to new lows. Now, dropping reservoir levels may have helped solve the mystery of a plane that crashed 56 years ago. Read more.

Couple Fined $18,000 for Digging Up 36 Endangered Joshua Trees in California

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A California couple agreed this week to pay an $18,000 fine for digging up 36 Joshua trees on their California property that sits just north of iconic Joshua Tree National Park. The endangered Joshua tree is getting some reinforcements from the legal system.

California Fire Department Using VR To Train Recruits How To Fight Wildfires

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In 2019 alone, over 6,402 fires have been recorded in California. The innovative collaboration between the Cosumnes Fire Department–which serves California’s Elk Grove and Galt communities, RiVR, and Pico Interactive first began on Linkedin.

How to Fireproof California's Electric Grid

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California isn’t equipped to handle the emerging hotter, drier climate. energy grid electricity california california wildfiresThat includes its electric grid. Read more.

California Commits to Phasing Out Oil Extraction by 2045

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Why winter, yes winter, fires are burning in California

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More about California , Fires , Science , and Climate Environment. California Fires Science Climate EnvironmentRead more.

California Passes New Regulation Banning "Dark Patterns" Under Landmark Privacy Law

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New regulations were approved under California’s Consumer Privacy Act on Monday that will prohibit the use of so-called dark patterns — tricks deployed by websites or apps that seek to frustrate or bamboozle users into doing things they wouldn’t normally do.

California fire spawns towering, ashy clouds

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More about California , Climate Change , Fires , Science , and Climate Environment. California Climate Change Fires Science Climate EnvironmentRead more.

California Has Its First 'Gigafire' in Modern History

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In August, researchers warned we would have to add “gigafire” to the lexicon to describe wildfires in California. wildfire season is year round now california wildfiresNow, it’s become a part of the history books. Read more.

Why more heat will pummel California

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More about California , Climate Change , Fires , Science , and Climate Environment. California Climate Change Fires Science Climate EnvironmentRead more.

California's Hellish 2018 Wildfires Cost the U.S. Economy $148.5 Billion

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Two years later, we’re still adding unfortunate superlatives to the 2018 California wildfire season. wildfire season is year round now wildfires california camp fire

California's Greenhouse Gas Pollution Is Increasing Again

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After five consecutive years of decreasing greenhouse gas emissions, California saw an increase in its planet-warming pollution. california climate policy green stimulus

California's Having Rolling Blackouts Because It's Just So Damn Hot

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California Puts DoorDash in Its Crosshairs

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Nuro’s cute robot delivery pod takes important step forward in California

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Nuro has received the first-ever permit allowing it to commercially operate self-driving delivery vehicles in California. Cars News Autonomous vehicles breaking twitter California Nuro self-driving cars

The Entire State of California Is in Drought—But the Impacts Are Just Beginning

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Oculus Is Bringing Free-To-Use VR To 90 California State Libraries

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Now the Facebook subsidiary is focusing on making virtual reality more accessible than ever by bringing their Oculus Rift headsets to public libraries across California all for the low cost of $0.00. As part of a pilot program between Oculus , Cali Group, VRLibraries and the California State library system, 100 Oculus Rift headsets and VR-ready PC’s will be donated to 90 different California libraries spread across half of the state’s 184 library jurisdictions.

Car Service Nuro Cleared For Driverless Deliveries In California

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Driverless delivery service Nuro has been cleared for California’s first Autonomous Vehicle Deployment Permit, meaning the company could soon launch a fleet of autonomous commercial vehicles on city streets around the state.

A Giant Sequoia Is Still Burning From Last Summer’s California Wildfires

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In some parts of California, the fires from last year never stopped. The National Park Service said this week it found a giant sequoia tree still burning from last year’s wildfire season, which was the worst on record in the state. Read more.

A Network of Cameras Is Monitoring California's 'Escalating Tragedy'

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Mario Kart VR Comes To K1 Speed In Irvine, California

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The official Mario Kart Arcade GP VR experience is opening this month in Irvine, California at K1 Speed. Visitors will get to physically race go karts on our track and then virtually race at Mushroom Kingdom – we know this will be incredibly popular with people of all ages in Southern California,” said Susan Danglard, Owner and Marketing Director of K1 Speed, in a prepared statement.

Raging Oregon Wildfire Threatens California's Already Beleaguered Power Grid

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A raging wildfire in Oregon has doubled in size to 120 squares miles (roughly 311 square kilometers) within 24 hours and now threatens vital transmission lines that carry power to California’s already beleaguered energy grid, the Associated Press reports.

California's Drought Is So Bad, Farmers Are Ripping Up Almond Trees

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Farmers in California are beginning to feel the heat. As the state plunges into a worsening drought , water deliveries have drastically fallen in much of California’s farmland.

California Is About to Get Its Second Major Heat Wave in Less Than a Month

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It’s going to be hot as hell in California— again. california heat wave wildfires california wildfiresThe state, as well as Arizona and Nevada, are expected to see a record breaking heat wave this Labor Day weekend. Read more.

You Can't Just Slap a Starlink Dish Onto Your Car, California Motorist Finds Out

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Record Heat Worsens California's Already Punishing Drought

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Mitigate California’s power failure concerns amid heat wave

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Using EON Merged XR to Mitigate California’s power failure concerns amid heat wave. California power companies urge conservation amid dangerous heat wave. The post Mitigate California’s power failure concerns amid heat wave appeared first on EON Reality.

Climate Change and Bad Planning Caused California’s Rolling Blackouts

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Amid record breaking heat in mid-August, energy officials cut power to millions of people across California for up to 90 minutes at a time. california blackout extreme heat energy utilities

Terrifying images of California's wildfires show firefighters tackling the flames

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As the heat wave in California continued over the weekend, and the National Weather Service issued critical warnings , firefighters have been battling intense wildfires across the area. More about California , Extreme Weather , Wildfires , California Wildfires , and Fires.

Amid Rolling Blackouts, California Gets the World's Biggest Battery

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batteries renewable energy californiaIn the past week, millions of Californians have lost power in rolling blackouts in response to a punishing heat wave. As much as conservatives love to yell about how this shows renewable energy isn’t reliable, that’s simply not true. Read more.

California’s Wildfire Season Reignites as Flames Roar Into Towns Across Wine Country

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California’s scary wildfire season, which has scorched a record 3.6 Throughout the Northern California, tens of thousands of people are vacating their homes again as new fires ignited across the region. california wildfires california wildfires this is a climate emergency