Posted by: Sandy Steinman | July 7, 2017

Jerry Brown Announces a Climate Summit Meeting in California

The New York Times reports

 Jerry Brown of California announced the Climate Action Summit, planned for San Francisco in September 2018, in a video.Gov. Jerry Brown of California on Thursday reinforced his reputation as America’s de facto leader on climate change, announcing to cheering crowds in Hamburg, Germany that his state would gather leaders from around the world for a global warming summit next year.

Speaking by videoconference to the Global Citizens Festival in Hamburg, where President Donald Trump is joining other world leaders for the Group of 20 economic summit, Governor Brown said the president “doesn’t speak for the rest of America” in pulling out of the Paris agreement on climate change.

Read full story at New York Times Jerry Brown Announces a Climate Summit Meeting in California

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