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Jerry Brown Challenges Trump with Demand for All Clean Energy

Sept. 11, 2018, 1:14 PM

U.S. President Donald Trump is the “enemy of the people” for hampering efforts to reverse potentially catastrophic increases in carbon emissions, California Governor Jerry Brown said Sept. 10, blasting White House environmental policy after signing a bill that will move the state toward 100 percent clean energy use by 2045.

“Trump is not just AWOL on climate change, he has designated himself saboteur-in-charge,” Brown said in a telephone interview, citing the administration’s actions against California’s emissions standards, electric-car mandates and clean-power rules. “He has designated himself basically enemy of the people. I’m calling him out because climate change is a...

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