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Commentary: Jerry Brown wins on cap-and-trade, but is it just symbolism?

Gov. Jerry Brown traveled two not always parallel paths to win legislative approval for extending California’s cap-and-trade approach to shrinking its carbon emission footprint. Publicly, he depicted it as a moral imperative because carbon-caused climate change, he says, poses an existential threat to humankind. Last week, he described an apocalyptic future of massive social dislocation, […]