Articles by Senior Staff Writer Anita Hofschneider
While the inferno spread shockingly fast, it didn’t come out of nowhere.
The raging fires have killed at least 55 people and caused what is expected to be billions of dollars in damages. Climate change could prompt more of the same.
The plaintiffs, most of them Indigenous youth, say the state’s highway projects promote greenhouse gas emissions and threaten their constitutional rights.
The bill would bolster expertise in territories as island communities face increasing threats from climate change.