TODAY at 10:30 AM: Governor Newsom to Announce Major Climate Initiative, Later Join Panel with Fellow U.S. Climate Alliance Governors During Climate Week 2020

SACRAMENTO – During Climate Week 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom will announce a major new initiative today to dramatically advance the state’s progress toward a low-carbon future. 

Later in the afternoon, the Governor will join a virtual panel with 10 fellow U.S. Climate Alliance governors to discuss their states’ respective commitments in support of Paris Agreement targets. 

On Thursday, Governor Newsom will host a California Climate Action Day highlighting the state’s global leadership, featuring virtual discussions with world, state, tribal and local leaders, business executives and other experts covering a wide array of climate issues.

Governor Announces Major Climate Initiative

WHEN: Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. PDT

LIVESTREAM: California Governor FacebookYouTube and Twitter pages.

**NOTE: SF Chronicle reporter Dustin Gardiner will be asking reporter questions during the press conference. To submit a question, media may contact

TV stations may contact to access a pool feed by KCRA and audio by Capital Public Radio. Photos will be available via the Associated Press wire.

U.S. Climate Alliance Governors Panel

WHEN: Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at 12:30 p.m. PDT

LIVESTREAM: The virtual event will be streamed live here. More information on the event can be found here.