Jerry Brown

Hundreds Disrupt Global Climate Action Summit, Demand Climate Justice

Hundreds Disrupt Global Climate Action Summit, Demand Climate Justice

September 14, 2018

Civic and business leaders convened at California Governor Jerry Brown’s Global Climate Action Summit, but protestors decried their “false solutions” to the climate crisis

Protesters Disrupt Governor's Task Force on Climate and Forests

Protesters Disrupt Governor’s Task Force on Climate and Forests

September 13, 2018

The task force was created to use carbon credits to fight climate change and deforestation, but protesters say the program harms Indigenous people and doesn’t curb emissions

California Net Neutrality Bill: 'Gold Standard' for the Nation

California Net Neutrality Bill: ‘Gold Standard’ for the Nation

September 7, 2018

California passed a landmark net neutrality bill, which now awaits Gov. Brown’s signature. ISPs are going all out for him to veto the law, but activists are keeping up the pressure  

Is Carbon Trading Just a License to Pollute?

November 15, 2017

Market-based pollution credit schemes undermine environmental laws and disproportionately affect lower-income neighborhoods and communities of color, says Food & Water Watch’s Scott Edwards

Jerry Brown: Climate Champion or Big Oil Ally?

July 12, 2017

California Gov. Jerry Brown poses as an anti-Trump climate-change savior, but his policies support Big Oil’s agenda, says Adam Scow, California director at Food & Water Watch

Oil Companies Seek to Exempt California’s Underground Aquifers from Clean Water Act

September 6, 2016

In the midst of a 5 year drought, a new lawsuit is aiming to force the state and EPA to do environmental assessments about potential threats to drinking water from fracking waste

Did Gov. Brown Delay Action on Gas Leak Because of His Sister’s Connections to Fossil Fuel?

January 19, 2016

Last week, activists in Washington, DC brought several questions to lawmakers in the nation’s capital. Among them: Did Governor Brown’s sister, who sits on the board of a San Diego-based natural gas utilities company, influence a 74-day delay in California’s response to the Los Angeles gas leak?

California Methane Leak One of the Worst Climate Disasters in US History (2/2)

January 10, 2016

Hilary Lewis of Earthworks says Governor Jerry Brown’s state of emergency comes late given the damage incurred, and his leadership on environmental issues suggests he should’ve understood what’s at stake

Former Gov’t Officials Say Foreign Policy Making US Less Safe

June 23, 2013

Fred Branfman: Excesses of Executive Branch Eroding Democratic Institutions

Workers/People's Rights

May 14, 2013
Workers and advocates host Mother’s Day brunch with legislators to urge passage of bill