When speaking with a developer partner recently in Northern California, he answered the typical question of ‘how’s it going?’ with a typical answer. Except this time, it had a scary literal ring to it.

MEI: How’s it going?

Partner: Good now that the dust has settled. Literally the dust has finally settled.

People in and outside of the energy industry are paying close attention to what is happening in California from the standpoint of climate, energy, the economy and general well-being of Californians. Below are some informative pieces about the situation out west.

Medium: Governor Gavin Newsom Outlines Roadmap for Wildfires, Communities and Utility

Vox: The radical reform necessary to prepare California’s power system for the 21st century

GTM: A Climate Policy Firestorm in California