Your Call: How would you assess California's climate change policies?

Nov 21, 2017

California makes international headlines for leading the way on global climate solutions. At the climate conference in Bonn, Germany, Governor Jerry Brown championed California’s role in transitioning to renewable energy, but activists called him out for continuing to promote oil and gas extraction in the state. How fast are we moving towards true sustainability?

Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and you.

Guests:

Adrienne Alvord, Western states director for the Union of Concerned Scientists

Jean Su, associate conservation director and a staff attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity

Isabella Zizi, organizer with Idle No More SF Bay

Web Resources:

Protect CA Food: Stop watering our crops with toxic oil wastewater

Democracy Now!: Tom Goldtooth: Carbon Trading is “Fraudulent” Scheme to Privatize Air & Forests to Permit Pollution

The New Yorker: Why Jerry Brown was booed at the Bonn Climate Summit

 

Cal Matters: Gov. Jerry Brown traverses Europe on a climate ‘crusade’

Sac Bee: Gov. Jerry Brown is no climate action hero

KQED: California Leaves Another Big Footprint at U.N. Climate Talks — But Does It Matter?

NRDC: Good News: California Set to Eclipse Renewable Energy Target

The Nation: California Governor Jerry Brown Is Doing Far More to Combat Climate Change Than Trump’s Washington