California Gov. Jerry Brown speaks during the climate summit at United Nations headquarters in New York City on Sept. 23, 2014. Brown has called climate change the world’s most serious issue and wants California to become a global leader in curbing greenhouse gases.
California Gov. Jerry Brown speaks during the climate summit at United Nations headquarters in New York City on Sept. 23, 2014. Brown has called climate change the world’s most serious issue and wants California to become a global leader in curbing greenhouse gases. Craig Ruttle Associated Press file
California Gov. Jerry Brown speaks during the climate summit at United Nations headquarters in New York City on Sept. 23, 2014. Brown has called climate change the world’s most serious issue and wants California to become a global leader in curbing greenhouse gases. Craig Ruttle Associated Press file
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Dan Walters’ column appeared in dozens of California newspapers. He joined the Sacramento Union’s Capitol bureau in 1975 and in 1981 began writing the state’s only daily newspaper column devoted to California political, economic and social events. In 1984 he moved to The Sacramento Bee, where his column ran until 2017.