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California, battered by global warming’s weather whiplash, is fighting to stop it

In 1988 – the same year Nasa’s James Hansen warned Congress about the threats posed by human-caused global warming – water expert Peter Gleick wrote about the wet and dry extremes that it would create for California: California will get the worst of all possible worlds – more flooding in the winter, less available water

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Global Climate Action Summit Seeks Broad Participation

UN Climate Change News, 2 March 2018 – Businesses, governments, NGOs, arts and music organizations, academic institutions, and others can apply to host an affiliate event at the upcoming  Global Climate Action Summit (September 12 to 14) in California this year. The Summit will be co-hosted by California’s governor Edmund Brown, the chief

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Québec, Ontario and California Join Forces to Fight Climate Change

Québec, September 22, 2017. - Today, Québec Premier Philippe Couillard, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and California Governor Edmund G. Brown further strengthened their cooperation in the global fight against climate change. Premier Couillard hosted Premier Wynne and Governor Brown in Québec City to sign an agreement linking the carbon markets of Québec,

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Exxon, Shell and other carbon producers sued for sea level rises in California

Three Californian communities have launched legal action against some of the world’s biggest oil, gas and coal companies, seeking compensation for the current and future costs of adapting to sea level rises linked to climate change. San Mateo and Marin Counties, coastal communities in northern California, and Imperial Beach, a city

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