Global Climate Summit

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As Trump retreats, businesses assume new prominence in fighting climate change

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Sat, 09/15/2018 - 12:09pm

In the fight against climate change, government and industry have traditionally been adversaries, as regulators try to force polluters to take costly steps to cut planet-warming emissions.

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By announcing California's first satellite launch, Gov. Jerry Brown ends climate summit with a cosmic boom

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Sat, 09/15/2018 - 11:45am

When Gov. Jerry Brown said California should launch its own satellite in the 1970s, the plan was considered so far-fetched that critics dubbed him Gov. Moonbeam.

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California’s Record on Climate Change Is a Stark Rebuttal to Trump

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Sat, 09/15/2018 - 10:41am

It’s just a coincidence that as another hurricane turbocharged by unusually warm waters slams into the East Coast, California Governor Jerry Brown is convening a global summit on fighting climate change on the West Coast. But it’s still revealing.

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A different kind of climate summit comes to San Francisco

Published: 
Tue, 09/11/2018 - 5:51pm

The international effort to fight climate change is about to get injected with a bit of Hollywood flash, a lot of Wall Street green and a considerable dose of cheerleading rather than dry treaty negotiations.