PBS NewsHour

Why California may have to choose safe or reliable power

Clip: 10/30/2019 | 6m 36s | Video has closed captioning.

Fires are burning across several parts of California, and power is out for hundreds of thousands of residents there. As firefighters try to contain the blazes, frustration is mounting toward utility company PG&E for the prolonged blackouts it says are necessary to reduce fire risk. Stephanie Sy talks to Stanford University’s Michael Wara about the roles of climate change and aging infrastructure.

Aired: 10/30/19

Rating: NR

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