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Jerry Brown Climate Change

California Gov. Jerry Brown Sends Ben Carson The Climate Evidence He Couldn't Find

The Huffington Post | Dhyana Taylor | Posted 09.11.2015 | Politics

Retired neurosurgeon turned Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson received a flash drive on Thursday full of the evidence for climate change th...

Big Oil Tanks California Measure To Cut Petroleum Use In Half

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 09.10.2015 | Politics

California lawmakers pulled a measure calling for a 50 percent reduction in oil consumption from climate legislation Wednesday night, following staunc...

California Governor Says Ted Cruz Is 'Absolutely Unfit' To Run For Office

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 03.22.2015 | Politics

California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) said on Sunday that Texas Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is "absolutely unfit to be running for office" because of his positi...

Acting on Climate Change From the Bottom Up

Jerry Brown | Posted 11.26.2014 | World
Jerry Brown

UNITED NATIONS -- California very strongly supports the efforts of states and cities to do their part to combat climate change. In California, we have emphasized in recent years building standards and appliance standards and a renewable energy goal. But now instead of just asking how many solar installations we have or how many wind installations or geothermal, we are putting the emphasis on our climate footprint.

Gov. Brown: California is the Epicenter of Climate Change

Jerry Brown | Posted 11.26.2014 | World
Jerry Brown

California is right at the epicenter of climate change. Maps shaded in red to show some of the greatest relative change in climate from past patterns are most pronounced in the entire American Southwest. Our fire season is 70 days longer than it has been historically, and that means we need fire crews on all the time. That also means there are greater costs, greater danger and greater impact not only in urban areas, but across our grasslands and agricultural areas. But we adapt. We have to adapt because the climate is changing.

"Our Climate Is Changing. The Weather Is Becoming More Intense'

Ventura County Star | Timm Herdt | Posted 07.07.2013 | Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO -- Fire season came a month early this year, and, citing climate change, Gov. Jerry Brown said Monday that Californians must be prepared to...

What's Jerry Brown's 'Hanukkah Miracle'?

Carly Schwartz | Posted 02.18.2012 | San Francisco

Jerry Brown may have spent time studying in a Jesuit seminary, but that didn't stop him from touting the need for a Hanukkah miracle. Giving a spee...

Jerry Brown Finds Post-Budget Focus

William Bradley | Posted 11.01.2011 | Los Angeles
William Bradley

The California state legislature is almost down to the last week of its yearly session, with little to show for it other than big budget cuts early in the year. Any real action on the economy? That would be no.