Gov. Brown says California will launch satellite

Theresa Obrien
September 18, 2018

Over the past three days, more than 4,000 people have gathered in San Francisco for the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) convened by California Governor Jerry Brown to mobilize regional, local and business leaders around climate change.

- Protesters temporarily blocked the streets in San Francisco on Thursday as a Global Climate Action Summit was underway nearby, criticizing California's governor who they say could do more for the environment. Brown said the earth-imaging company has launched 150 satellites.

That report says businesses and lower levels of government have the potential to cut enough greenhouse gases emissions to keep global warming below the danger point of another 2 degrees Fahrenheit from now.

Law enforcement officers made two arrests, said a San Francisco police spokeswoman.

Earlier this month, Minister Field attended the Pacific Islands Forum (3-6 September) where climate change was top of the agenda as an issue urgently facing small islands.

Governor Brown and a summit co-chair said: "Now it's time to take this momentum back home". "We're going to collect that data".

The first ever Green Great Britain Week will be held from 15 October, created to highlight the opportunities that clean growth offers and raise awareness of how business and the public can tackle climate change. The Chicago Sun-Times columnist gave Brown the Moonbeam moniker in 1976.

"Everywhere you look there's a challenge", Brown said.

The name stuck for decades, even after Royko, who died in 1997, apologized and tried to retract it.

Perhaps the most significant sign of Brown's global clout was the size of the Chinese delegation at the summit.

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But it was also clear that natural ways to store carbon need to be used more effectively quickly to deal with growing climate threats, he said.

The mayors, governors, and CEOs from around the world have stepped into the climate breach with concrete action as United Nations talks to implement the Paris climate treaty falter, and President Donald Trump dismantles U.S. policies to curb greenhouse gas emissions.

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has also been resisting Trump's climate policies with many tweets on the importance and urgency of fighting climate change.

Trump said the agreement was unfair to the United States and would hurt the economy.

Kerry's criticism of Trump came a day after the president blasted Kerry on Twitter for meeting with high-level members of the Iranian government.

Former Vice President Al Gore followed Kerry to the stage and got a rousing ovation when he said a new president can rejoin the Paris Agreement.

Gore, a Democrat, also criticized Trump for denying the death toll from last year's hurricane in Puerto Rico was almost 3,000 people. USCM president and Columbia, SC Mayor Steve Benjamin said in a statement that "cities of all sizes know that climate change is real".

James Brainard, Republican mayor of Carmel, Indiana, listed a number of Republican presidents and their environmental accomplishments, including President Nixon's creation of the Environmental Protection Agency.

Brown is among a group of USA governors and mayors who have pledged to stick to the 2015 Paris Agreement.

Twelve regions, including Catalonia, Lombardy, Scotland, and Washington State, representing over 80 million people and over five percent of global GDP, will have 100 per cent zero emission public fleets by 2030. "Great countries honor their global agreements".

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