Jerry Brown Stories September 15, 2015

Gov Jerry Brown schooled Republican Presidential Candidate Ben Carson on Climate Change

California Governor Jerry Brown sent a letter to Republican Presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson last week over comments Carson made about climate change while recently visiting California.

Carson, a retired neurosurgeon and climate science denier, complained that environmentalists don’t present “overwhelming science” when talking about climate change being man-made. Brown’s letter suggests that Carson should review the Synthesis Report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change which he attached to the letter in a flash drive.

You can access the report and support materials here.

Here’s Gov. Brown’s letter in full:

Jerry Brown Stories September 14, 2015

In a letter sent to the California Attorney General and US Attorneys, Consumer Watchdog, a consumer and taxpayer protection organization, is asking for an investigation in the oil industry’s mail scheme campaign against the fuel reduction provision in California’s Clean Energy and Pollution Reduction Act.

Last week we reported on California state Democrats dropping the fuel reduction part of the bill, which would have call for a 50% reduction in fuel consumption in the state by 2030 through increase fuel efficiency and more electric vehicles, for which Senate Democratic Leader Kevin De Leon directly blamed the lobbying effort. But Consumer Watchdog is going further by saying that the oil industry’s campaign used “mail fraud”. expand full story

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