FACT CHECK: Did Climate Change Cause The California Wildfires?

Politics | Emily Larsen
Flames spread in a valley from a Santa Ana wind-driven brush fire called the Thomas Fire near Ventura, California, December 5, 2017. REUTERS/Gene Blevins

‘With climate change, some scientists are saying that Southern California is literally burning up’

Real Life 'Weeds': 43-Year-Old Mom Busted For Million Dollar Monthly Pot Operation

US | Gabrielle Okun

Usually an operation associated with a drug lord

Los Angeles Proposes Vegan Diet For Homeless Dogs

US | Thomas Phippen
Stray dog sleeps on the steps (Oat.P/Shutterstock)

‘It’s one more thing that proves to the world that Los Angeles really is the progressive capital’

Fetal Tissue Businesses Pay Out Almost $8 Million In Settlement

US | Amber Randall
A woman sits with a sign showing a baby as she attends a "Women Betrayed Rally to Defund Planned Parenthood" at Capitol Hill in Washington July 28, 2015. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is planning to hold a vote on legislation in coming days on a Republican bill halting federal funding of Planned Parenthood, following the release of videos involving use of aborted fetal tissue for medical research. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

‘Will never be able to operate again’

Ash Falls Like Snow From California's Fifth Largest Fire

Energy | Tim Pearce
Flames engulf tree barks as a wildfire spreads in Bonsall, California

‘Everything is white’

SF Housing Prices Are So Bad People Are Paying $2,400 For 220 Sq Ft Boiler Rooms And Basements

US | Gabrielle Okun
San Francisco panorama at sunrise with waterfront and downtown. California theme background. Art photograph. Shutterstock/ IM_photo

‘Every multiunit building with crappy old storage rooms is taking a look at this’

Jerry Brown Blames Fires On Global Warming. Here's Why That's Insane

Energy | Michael Bastasch
FILE PHOTO - California Governor Jerry Brown speaks in Sacramento, California, U.S. on January 9, 2014. REUTERS/Max Whittaker/File Photo

‘California is literally burning up’

Trump Approves Emergency Aid As Wildfires Scorch California

Energy | Tim Pearce
A local man tries to cope and prays during an early-morning Creek Fire that broke out in the Kagel Canyon area in the San Fernando Valley north of Los Angeles

‘We have to be resilient’

Firefighter Says California Fires Are 'Human Caused,' Then Backs Off

US | Nick Givas

‘They’re not related to lighting or anything’

Activists Use California Wildfires To Push The Global Warming Narrative

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Firefighters battle a Santa Ana wind-driven brush fire called the Thomas Fire near Ventura

‘The fingerprint of climate change’

California's Top Lawyer Says 'Dreamers' Are 'Badass'

Politics | Luke Rosiak
Xavier Becerra on December 6, 2017 / Noel St. John noelstjohn.com Used with permission

‘The founders were looking for people like them [Dreamers] to join their fight’