How Jerry Brown’s War on Climate Change May Only Make Things Worse  

Jock O'Connell
Sacramento-based international trade economist who specializes in the logistics of foreign trade

In his quest to improve air quality locally, Gov. Jerry Brown actually risks pushing more greenhouse gasses into skies globally. Last July, Brown issued an executive order commanding state agencies to develop “an integrated action plan by July 2016 that establishes clear targets to improve freight efficiency, transition to zero-emission technologies, and increase competitiveness of […]

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Will the Brown Administration’s War on Climate Change Doom the State’s Logistics Industry? 

Jock O'Connell
Sacramento-based international trade economist who specializes in the logistics of foreign trade

California Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. has long had a tortuous relationship with state transportation policy. The latest episode, involving his administration’s proposals to sharply reduce the harmful air emissions associated with the movement of goods is no exception. Last December, the state’s Transportation Agency published the 263-page California Freight Mobility Plan. Among other things, […]

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