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Brown signs bill to urge more drivers into eco-friendly vehicles
Brown signs bill to urge more drivers into eco-friendly vehicles

Seeking to put more California drivers in electric cars, Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Sunday providing financial incentives and other perks to entice consumers to buy the environmentally friendly vehicles. The push for low-emission cars, combined with the governor's approval of climate-conscious measures such as one to encourage residential solar energy use, comes days before he is set to appear at the United Nations Climate Summit in New York City, where he is expected to tout the state's efforts to combat climate change. "We face an existential challenge with the changes in our climate," Brown said in a video message released Sunday. "The time to act...

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