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Gov. Brown signs climate-change agreement with Mexico
Gov. Brown signs climate-change agreement with Mexico

Gov. Jerry Brown pledged new cooperation with Mexico on tackling climate change, signing an agreement with Mexican officials on Monday at the foreign ministry here. The memorandum of understanding between California and Mexico, similar to one the state struck last year with China, doesn't set binding targets for reducing greenhouse-gas emissions. But Brown called it an important step toward addressing one of the world's most potent problems. The difficulty, he said, is persuading people to take action now when the worst damage from climate change remains some years away.  "Can we imagine the future ... and do something about it in the present?" Brown said. ...

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