Gov. Gavin Newsom signed an “unprecedented” $15 billion local weather bundle whereas perched in entrance of the enduring Sequoia Nationwide Park entrance signal, now eerily lined in a fire-resistant wrap.
1000’s of firefighters labored to defend the park and its namesake big bushes through the governor’s go to.
Newsom stated he selected the dramatic backdrop as an instance the consequences of local weather change on California’s beloved pure locations, in addition to to sign a shift in state coverage towards stopping wildfires earlier than they will begin.
“The reply cannot simply be extra Cal Fireplace engines,” Newsom stated, gesturing towards