Pacific Gas & Electric has agreed to plead guilty to 84 involuntary manslaughter counts in connection with the 2018 Camp Fire, the most destructive wildfire in California’s history. The plea by California’s largest utility was announced on Monday by its parent PG&E Corp, three days after the utility accepted tighterRead More →

As fears about the coronavirus outbreak roiled financial markets, U.S. political leaders grappled Monday with a public health and economic maelstrom — as well as concerns for their own safety. The White House said it is “conducting business as usual,” and President Donald Trump sought to project calm as the epidemicRead More →

Peter Nygard, one of Canada’s wealthiest businessmen and clothing manufacturers, is the target of a police investigation in the Bahamas involving allegations of sexual assault, CBC’s The Fifth Estate has learned.  The investigation involves four women who told the police they were sexually assaulted by Nygard when they were youngerRead More →

A landmark ruling by the United Nations that could pave the way for future climate migrants may force the Canadian government to rethink its conditions around refugees and asylum seekers.  On Jan. 20, the UN Human Rights Committee stated governments must now take into account the climate crisis when considering the deportation ofRead More →