Californians are concerned about the effects of climate change and support new steps to address the problem, according to a poll released Wednesday night by the Public Policy Institute of California.
When Gov. Jerry Brown visits the Vatican this week for an international conference, he'll be carrying a resolution from state lawmakers supporting Pope Francis' recent encyclical on climate change.
The state Senate approved a resolution on Thursday praising Pope Francis' encyclical on climate change and calling on politicians to heed its call for better stewardship of the environment.
Gov. Jerry Brown will go to the Vatican later this month for a summit on climate change hosted by Pope Francis, who has sought to focus worldwide attention on environmental issues.
After two days of rubbing shoulders with an international collection of politicians, Gov. Jerry Brown emerged from a climate-change conference here with new partnerships in the fight against global warming.
Gov. Jerry Brown and Canadian leaders announced on Wednesday that Quebec would join a growing pact to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and called for local governments to "light a fire" under national politicians.
Buried in Pope Francis' encyclical on climate change was a reference that Gov. Jerry Brown could have appreciated.
Gov. Jerry Brown arrived here Tuesday with an ominous message to deliver at a climate change conference with representatives from across the Americas.