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Why Governor Jerry Brown Was Booed at the Bonn Climate Summit

Published: 
Mon, 11/13/2017 (All day)

Spare a little pity for Jerry Brown. The California governor has been standing up admirably to Donald Trump on many issues, but especially on climate change—even threatening to launch scientific satellites to replace the ones that Washington wants to ground.

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With climate legislation stalling, Jerry Brown looks to potential fight at the ballot box

Published: 
Thu, 08/04/2016 (All day)

The battle to extend California’s climate policies could grind to a halt this year, but Gov. Jerry Brown plans to continue pressing the issue before his final term in office ends — even if that requires a ballot measure campaign in 2018.

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Gov. Jerry Brown issues new executive order on drought

Published: 
Mon, 04/28/2014 - 2:46pm
Category: 
Water

With every part of California suffering from the drought, Gov. Jerry Brown issued a new executive order on Friday in an attempt to provide some relief from the persistent dry conditions across the state.

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Brown declares California drought emergency

Published: 
Sat, 01/18/2014 - 11:03am
Category: 
Water

Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday declared a drought emergency in California as the state struggles with the least amount of rainfall in its 153-year history, reservoir levels fall and firefighters remain on high alert.

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California Has Driest Year Ever -- And It May Get Worse

Published: 
Thu, 01/16/2014 - 8:23pm
Category: 
Water

The shore of California’s Lake Oroville hasn’t looked this way in modern history. Cracked dry mud shatters the canyon floor, and buoys rest 10 feet up the side of a shale hill.