What Caused the Northern California Fires: Was Deregulation at the Heart of It All

What Caused the Northern California Fires: Was Deregulation at the Heart of It All

What caused the Northern California wildfires? Was deregulation at the heart of it all? And what can be done to stop it from happening again? Listen here on YouTube.




Show Notes: "PG&E slowed fire-risk mapping of power lines" (Santa Rosa Press Democrat); "Despite clear risks, Santa Rosa neighborhood that burned down was exempt from state fire regulations" (Los Angeles Times); "The Real Story Behind the California Wildfires" (Cliff Mass Weather and Climate Blog); "Geography, luck spared Petaluma from fires" (Petaluma's Argus Courier); "Santa Rosa ignored nature’s warning." 

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