A smoky fire exploded in size to over 29 square kilometres after breaking out around dawn in Orange County, south of Los Angeles.
The fires that began early morning on Sunday in the famed Napa-Sonoma wine country north of San Francisco came on the third anniversary of deadly wildfires that erupted in 2017, including one that killed 22 people.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen tells lawmakers her new ambitious plan of cutting 55 percent emissions by 2030 should help the European Union achieve climate neutrality by 2050.
The blaze was finally brought under control, but a trail of diesel has been spilled across the sea.
At least eight people have been killed and some 3,300 structures have been destroyed over the past three weeks in wildfires across the state.
Firefighters are for nearly a week battling three huge complexes of fires that destroyed hundreds of homes and forced tens of thousands to flee.
The MV Wakashio, owned by Nagashiki Shipping and operated by Mitsui OSK Lines Ltd, began leaking oil after it struck a reef and went aground off the Indian Ocean island's southeast coast on July 25.
Across the country, about 3.6 million people were advised to evacuate amid the coronavirus pandemic. Residents have been urged to seek shelter with friends or relatives if possible to avoid overcrowding evacuation centres.
A UN-led report said China, US and India together produced 10.1 million tonnes, 6.9 million tonnes and 3.2 million tonnes of e-waste respectively in 2019. Together the three countries accounted for nearly 38 percent of the world's e-waste last year.
Turkish health experts say people should be on alert against the deadly Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) disease that has already left 15 people dead.
Unilever, the Anglo-Dutch consumer products company whose brands include Dove soap and Knorr soup, said it was responding to the "scale and urgency" of the climate change crisis.
Greek prime minister says it is not an era of gunboat diplomacy and such understandings belong to other centuries.
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