When an evacuation is anticipated, follow these checklists (if time allows) to give your home the best chance of surviving a wildfire
Home Evacuation Checklist – How to Prepare for Evacuation
Inside the House
Remove flammable window shades, curtains and close metal shutters.
Remove lightweight curtains.
Shut off gas at the meter; turn off pilot lights.
Leave your lights on so firefighters can see your house under smoky conditions.
Shut off the air conditioning.
Gather up flammable items from the exterior of the house and bring them inside (patio furniture, children’s toys, door mats, trash cans, etc.) or place them in your pool.
Turn off propane tanks.
Move propane BBQ appliances away from structures.
A ride with an electric utility troubleman
Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) Troublemen and Troublewomen work every day. But, for the next 5 days of the coming heat wave, there are going to be a lot of heat related emergencies. So, come take a ride with Ignacio "Nacho" Araquistain. For 34 years now, he has been a PG&E Troubleman, going from site to site, fixing problems.
NASA's Climate Kids :: Make Sun S’mores!
Test the stick you will use to prop the lid up. You may have to use tape or figure another way to make the stick stay put.
Put the oven to work
Set the oven in the direct Sun, with the flap propped to reflect the light into the box. You will probably have to tape the prop in place. Preheat the oven for at least 30 minutes.
To make S’mores, you will need:
PG&E Statement on Approval of Cap-and-Trade Legislation
SAN FRANCISCO — PG&E issued the following statement on the California legislature approving a comprehensive bill package that extends the Cap-and-Trade program through 2030
“PG&E applauds the leadership of the Governor and state legislature on addressing climate change. Approval of the joint Cap-and-Trade proposal puts achievement of the state’s historic climate goals within striking distance. We believe this represents the right balance of taking a sustainable cost-effective approach to achieving greenhouse gas emissions reductions while providing strong consumer protections. California has left no question that it is embracing its leadership role and moving full speed ahead to decarbonize our state’s economy and ensure that a clean energy future is accessible and affordable for everyone,” said Geisha…
Summer savings tips for your PG&E bill
Follow our tips and use our online tools to save energy and money this summer. Plus, learn about assistance programs that could help you pay your bill.
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