In this interview, California Gov. Jerry Brown talks with the Bulletin’s John Mecklin on the economics of controlling greenhouse gas emissions, the difficulty of gaining Republican support for climate change action, the role of religious leaders in changing public opinion on global warming, the climate change implications of California’s high-speed rail project, and the possibility that the climate could be a major issue in the 2016 elections. The interview is part of a Bulletin special issue on California’s many-faceted policy approach to climate change.
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