"Judge OKs Nearly $25 Billion For PG&E Fire Victims, Insurers"

"A federal bankruptcy judge on Tuesday approved two Pacific Gas & Electric settlements totaling $24.5 billion to help pay the losses suffered by homeowners, businesses and insurers in the aftermath of catastrophic Northern California wildfires that sent the nation’s largest utility into a financial morass."

Source: AP, 12/19/2019

"Fractured Forests Are Endangering Wildlife, Scientists Find"

"Around the world, humans are fracturing vast forests. Highways snake through the Amazon’s rain forests, and Indonesia plans an ambitious transportation grid in Borneo, through some of the largest untouched expanses of tropical forests. ... Conservation biologists have intensely debated the dangers that the fracturing of woodlands poses to animals."

Source: NY Times, 12/09/2019

UN: Drastic Action Only Way To Avoid Worst Effects Of Climate Change

"The world has squandered so much time mustering the action necessary to combat climate change that rapid, unprecedented cuts in greenhouse gas emissions offer the only hope of averting an ever-intensifying cascade of consequences, according to new findings from the United Nations."

Source: Washington Post, 11/26/2019


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