The Bootleg fire had burned through 143,607 acres of southern Oregon as of Sunday, forcing evacuations and shutting sections of a national forest.
For Naureen S. Malik's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
The greatest forced blackout in U.S. history, as this event has almost certainly become, was the result of a systemic and multifaceted failure.
Even before the deadly coronavirus struck, another menace confronted the global energy industry: the warmest winter anyone can remember. Russia's winter was so balmy that snow was trucked into downtown Moscow for New Year, and bears came out of hibernation. In Japan, ski competitions were ...