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How Will California’s Climate Ambitions Reshape Food and Agriculture?

October 9, 2018 by Abhay Sharma

(Source: Civil Eats) At the outset of last month’s Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco, California Governor Jerry Brown made a bold announcement, setting a target for the state—the world’s fifth-largest economy—to achieve net zero emissions by 2045. California has taken on a heightened role in climate diplomacy since the United States’ 2017 withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement. But even insiders were stunned by Brown’s wide-ranging executive order. Ecologist and incoming executive director of climate advocacy organization Project Drawdown Jonathan Foley hailed the move as “the most ambitious serious climate commitment ever made on earth.” Read full article…

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