Fires

“The fast-moving fire, driven by Southern California’s relentless Santa Ana winds, proved to be a major challenge for firefighters who were unable to control much of the blaze.”

The issue is land use. The problem is man-made. Do your own focus group. Go to local fire departments and ask experts if fires once started in many areas of Cali can be fought practically speaking. Yet people continue to build and rebuild … in the line of fire.

What is CA doing to mitigate conditions in all the remaining areas at risk?

The laws of physics

A University of Texas Energy Institute study finds banking excess solar and wind power in lithium-ion units rather than sending it to the grid actually results in the emission of carbon dioxide, sulfur dioxide and nitrogen dioxide because ironically, charging and using battery power requires more power.