Jerry Brown to Trump on Climate Change: 'We've Got the Lawyers and We're Ready to Fight': California Governor Jerry Brown struck a defiant tone with President-elect Donald Trump as he rallied a room of scientists on Wednesday with his most heated rhetoric yet on climate change.
As the President-elect continues to send increasingly strong signals that he is going to engage in reversing the tide on progress in climate change through his Cabinet appointments, California’s governor is increasing his rhetoric. “We’ve got the scientists, we’ve got the lawyers, and we’re ready to fight. We’re ready to defend,” Brown said while addressing the American Geophysical Union in San Francisco, sending a forceful message to the President-elect and his team.
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