Wildfires

Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Humanity remains closer than ever to the apocalypse, according to the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' "Doomsday Clock." (Photo: Eva Hambach/AFP via Getty Images)
Citizens must "demand... that their governments reorder their priorities and cooperate... to reduce the risk of nuclear war, climate change, and other global disasters, including pandemic disease."
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Gov. Gavin Newsom tours wildfire-ravaged Geyserville in the California Wine Country during the Kincaid Fire on October 25, 2019. (Photo: Karl Mondon/MediaNewsGroup/San Jose Mercury News/Getty Images)
"If Newsom wants to be the health and environmental leader he so often claims...
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
A firefighter battles a blaze near homes in Madera County, California on September 7, 2020. (Photo: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)
The August Complex Fire, which has now burned more than one million acres, is...