After nearly two weeks of intense negotiations, the United Nations summit on climate change has produced little in the way of surprises as the Friday deadline for a deal approaches.
Tom Steyer, the California environmental activist, former hedge fund manager and deep-pocketed Democratic donor, is showcasing his political influence at the U.N. summit on climate change.
Although California lacks a formal seat at the negotiating table while countries seek an international accord on climate change, the state has something many places do not -- a track record of ambitious environmental programs that could be imitated around the world.
At multiple events during the United Nations summit on Monday, California Gov. Jerry Brown said politicians need to be willing to use the blunt force of government intervention to tackle climate change.
While 150 world leaders continue their efforts outside Paris to hammer out an agreement to address climate change, the concerted attack on scientists by
California will have a massive footprint at the United Nations summit on climate change in Paris, a symbol of the state¿s political commitment to fighting global warming and the business interest of companies that can benefit from clean-energy policies.
Gov. Jerry Brown was deep into a two-hour meeting on climate change with some of California’s top scientists when he interjected a highly technical and much
Gov. Jerry Brown is accusing attorneys general in two states of "crass obsrtuctionism" in their effort to raise doubts about one of President Obama's key climate change initiatives.
Gov. Jerry Brown is still planning to travel to Paris next month for the highly anticipated United Nations summit on climate change, which French leaders said