california wildfires

California governor rejects PG&E's plan

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has rejected the bankruptcy reorganization plan proposed by utility giant Pacific Gas and Electric, saying that the proposal would not result in a "company positioned to provide safe, reliable and affordable service to its customers."

California utility PG&E to pay $13.5B

California utility giant Pacific Gas and Electric has agreed to pay $13.5 billion to individuals affected by several recent fires in the state, the company announced Friday night.

How AI is helping spot wildfires faster

As wildfire season raged in California this fall, a startup a few states away used artificial intelligence to pinpoint the location of blazes there within minutes — in some cases far faster than these fires might otherwise be noticed by firefighters or civilians.

Apple executive says US needs a new energy system

As wildfire season loomed in California last month, the executive who oversees Apple's environmental efforts told CNN Business that fires sparked in the state show the need to update the United States' aging energy infrastructure.