Some cities in deep financial straits due to their own mismanagement are hoping to bail themselves out by suing oil companies.
Several are in California where the current governor blames droughts, fires, and mudslides on climate change.
So Governor Brown is a role model for all politicians how to scapegoat nature instead of taking responsibility for their own failings as leaders.
As I have long said, COP stands not only for UN Conference of Parties but also for the ultimate political COP-Out. (Note: A “Hail Mary” is a desperate football pass into the end zone as the game ends.)