The summit brought together local, regional and national governments from countries throughout the world — along with business and industry leaders.
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CapRadio’s environment reporter Ezra Romero has been at the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco this week, he’ll check in to give us the event’s highlights.
Even though modeling suggests that climate change will shrink the suitable habitat for coastal redwoods there’s no evidence, as of now, that they can’t withstand warmer temperatures.
Gov. Jerry Brown, Michael Bloomberg Challenge Trump Administration On Climate Change, Paris Climate Agreement Goals
Two prominent American leaders on climate change are laying out a path for the nation to meet its Paris Climate Agreement goals despite President Trump’s vow to withdraw.
On Monday, Gov. Jerry Brown set the stage by signing a new state goal for 100 percent clean energy by 2045. But if California is going to reach its ambitious climate change targets, the state will have to tackle its toughest challenge yet: cars.
Experts will discuss everything from electric cars to food waste to speeding up progress in limiting the rise of global temperatures. The three day summit is co-chaired by Gov. Jerry Brown.
It could soon cost us $200 million a year in increased energy bills to keep homes air conditioned, $3 billion from the effects of a long drought and $18 billion to replace buildings inundated by rising seas, just to cite a few projections.
The entire area between Shasta and the Delta could look and feel more like Phoenix by the end of the century, with maximum daily temperatures expected to increase by 10 degrees Fahrenheit, according to a state Climate Change Assessment.
A proposal for the state to jointly plan its energy use with other Western states is moving through the state Legislature but faces opposition from some Democrats.
Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa visited Sacramento Thursday and met with Gov. Jerry Brown to sign onto Brown’s Under2 Coalition to address climate change.