California’s Blackout Is Africa’s Everyday Reality

Enforced power outages in the Golden State are a reminder that we’ll need energy and development to fight the effects of climate change

An Oakland police cruiser has its lights on in the Montclair shopping district during the PG&E California power outage.
An Oakland police cruiser flashes its lights in the Montclair shopping district during the PG&E power outage across California. Photo: MediaNews Group/Getty