Students are left to study without electricity, emergency workers must save lives in the dark, and restaurant owners are unable to feed customers during rolling blackouts in South Africa’s worst-ever energy crisis.
As if Texans didn’t have enough to deal with right now.
The false narrative has been picked up by several conservative politicians.
PG&E’s Blackouts Are Making It Harder to Measure the ‘Toxic Stew’ in the Air From California’s Wildfires
The blackouts imposed by power company PG&E knocked at least six air quality monitoring stations offline, the EPA confirmed to VICE News.
Meanwhile, millions of Californians are facing blackouts, and nearly 100,000 buildings are threatened.
A government-imposed communications ban is preventing journalists from calling sources and doing research online.
40 years ago Thursday, the lights went out in New York and the city was plunged into 25 hours of chaos. Here's what that was like at Shea Stadium.
Not quite what fans had in mind.
Several California state agencies warn that a shortage in natural gas supplies could trigger blackouts when energy consumption rises during the warm summer months.
The demonstrators are angry about rolling blackouts and the state utility company’s switch to a prepaid billing system due to a high volume of unpaid bills.