These supernovae showered the Earth with cosmic rays between around 8 million and 2.6 million years ago, potentially leading to an uptick in lightning strikes and, consequently, wildfires.
PG&E cited an estimated $30 billion in liabilities and 750 lawsuits from wildfires potentially caused by its power lines, reported Russell Gold in Market Screen on Saturday.
The idea is that the animals will eat overgrown vegetation, minimizing the amount of flammable material.
Pacific Gas & Electric Co. could be liable for the Camp Fire or other California wildfires since 2017 if proven they were negligent.
We take a look back at the images that defined the second half of the year.
Rick Santorum blames California's forestry policies for wildfires, says a lot of scientists would be looking for work if not for climate change during an appearance on CNN.
A smoke map using National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration forecasts shows how pollution from the California fires spread to the U.S. East Coast.
The rain could help prevent the fires from spreading, but it could also trap equipment in mud.
The Camp Fire in California's Butte County created so much smoke that it made the air quality hazardous to breathe.
As news of casualties and the devastation caused by a recent spate of forest fires broke last weekend, the president blamed California for the disaster while also threatening to cut federal payments to a state which had overwhelmingly rejected Trump and his party at the polls earlier this month.
"I was with the president of Finland," Trump said. "He called it a forest nation ... And they don't have any problem."
Full containment is not expected until November 30.
"We will be talking about forest management," Trump told reporters early Saturday morning before leaving the White House to visit California fire officials.
The Bay Area has been shrouded in a polluted haze due to nearby wildfires.
In an interview with Chris Wallace, the president said firefighters were raking leaves.
Here's the lates on the fires and smoke around L.A. and what it could mean for the Monday Night Football matchup between Kansas City and L.A.
As of Thursday evening, over 600 people were on a list of people who were missing or unaccounted for.
A norovirus outbreak has spread across evacuation shelters for the Camp Fire in California as smoke decreases the air quality to hazardous.
The air quality is extremely poor in some areas of California, and the National Weather Service in Sacramento has instructed residents to stay indoors.
"No one knows who set the 'Camp Fire' in California. One distinct possibility is domestic terrorism."