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The U.S. May Not Be Leading on Climate, but California Is

Jerry Brown and Arnold Schwarzenegger
Jerry Brown and Arnold SchwarzeneggerPhotograph by John Decker

The conference hashtag said it all: #CARoad2Paris.

On Monday, Jerry Brown and Arnold Schwarzenegger, the current and former governors of the world’s eighth-largest economy, appeared together in Sacramento to assert that the path to a global accord on climate change runs through their home state—and not Washington, D.C.