California could turn around its wildfire crisis “in the next 18 months,” said Democrat Gray Davis, governor of the state from 1999 to 2003.
“But it won’t happen without acknowledging everybody has some part of the blame to bear,” Davis told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on Thursday, while calling for a state wildfire summit. “The focus ought to be how to use technology to up our game … to keep people from the horror of, not only of blackouts, but of planned blackouts, presumably to stop more wildfires.”
Wildfires have been ravaging California for the past week, with current Democratic governor Gavin Newsom declaring a statewide emergency as high winds spread flames. Utilities have been cutting…