"Forest Service Chief Vows To Rid Agency Of Sexual Harassment"

"Amid scrutiny stemming from fresh revelations of rampant discrimination, bullying, retaliation and sexual misconduct at the U.S. Forest Service, the agency’s new chief pledged Thursday that she will “do everything in my power to put us on a path to no harassment.”"

Source: AP, 11/16/2018

"Part of the Answer to Climate Change May Be America’s Trees and Dirt"

"When people think of potential solutions to global warming, they tend to visualize technologies like solar panels or electric cars. A new study published on Wednesday, however, found that better management of forests, grasslands and soils in the United States could offset as much as 21 percent of the country’s annual greenhouse gas emissions."

Source: NY Times, 11/15/2018

Incoming House Democrat Committee Chairs Promise News

​What will a divided Congress mean for environment and energy issues? This week’s TipSheet explores the question by looking at the Democrats who will now lead key House committees once the new Congress is seated next year. Take a lightning tour of a half-dozen top panels, their anticipated leadership and the issues they tackle, including drinking water safety, environmental justice and climate change, infrastructure, science policy, natural resources and more.

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"Homes Destroyed As Thousands Flee From Butte County Wildfire"

"PARADISE, Calif. — Tens of thousands of people were forced to leave their homes Thursday as a destructive wildfire continued to grow in Butte County, prompting more evacuations orders throughout the day. The fire, called the Camp Fire, has destroyed several hundred structures -- including homes and businesses -- in Paradise, is threatening 15,000 other structures and has injured multiple people."

Source: KCRA, 11/09/2018


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