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Millions Lose Power in California

Pacific Gas and Electric's planned shutdown is intended as a wildfire prevention... More

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Planned Power Shutoffs Worry California Communities

To limit the risk of wildfires, Pacific Gas & Electric warns of week-long power... More

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Ten Months After

In Panhandle Florida, Hurricane Michael recovery lags. More

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Addressing Embodied Carbon

With clarity and insight, Ted Cushman captures the essential issues around a... More

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Near the Epicenter, California Quake Hits Hard

Residents of Trona, California, took recent earthquakes on the chin. More

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Florida Panhandle Still Hurting From Last Year's Hurricane

Disaster relief funds can't come too soon for Florida communities still reeling... More

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California Eyes the Coming Fire Season, and Worries

In many towns at risk, escape routes are few. More

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Changes Coming for Flood Insurance

Changes are coming to the National Flood Insurance Program in the form of a new... More

Building a Freestanding Deck in a Seismic Zone

A California deck builder relies on strong footings, perimeter-beam construction,... More

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A Passive House in Wildfire Country

Ted Cushman checks out a home built for self-sufficiency, energy performance, and... More

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