Turning California’s green leadership into a green planet

September 10, 2018 by Abhay Sharma

(Source: The Hill) San Francisco has the potential to catalyze a new, more effective strategy for tackling the causes and consequences of a changing climate. This week San Francisco will host a climate summit — but unlike most official global forums, California Gov. Jerry Brown (D), the event host, has invited only the players who are actually getting things done. There are mayors, heads of state, corporate chiefs and other icons who share common ground on practical solutions. By showing the way, others can do the same. For decades attempts to forge global cooperation have stalled, in part, because they relied on global summits where all nations were expected to agree. That never happened in any meaningful way. This new approach, which relies on leaders mainly within nations, is much more decentralized and flexible. Read full article…

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