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Commentary: Jerry Brown's climate performance

Jerry Brown, in the last term of his two-part, 16-year governorship, came close to redeeming his environmental faults.

Brown deserves a salute for striving to get out the message that climate change is indeed, in his words, a global "existential crisis" and that we are living in the "new abnormal." He has been doing what a U.S. president ought to do, finding allies among nations, regions and cities for a crucial struggle - in contrast to President Trump, who abdicated the job. Brown has delivered on what

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