California Governor Jerry Brown used the occasion of his fourth inaugural address to propose an ambitious new clean energy target for the state: 50% renewable energy by 2030.
“We are at a crossroads,” Brown said in announcing the proposal, according to Climate Progress. “The challenge is to build for the future, not steal from it, to live within our means and to keep California ever golden and creative.”
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Keith D. Hage
Keith D. Hage
- Ph.D. (Chicago).
- M.A. (Toronto).
- B.A. (UBC).
- Professor Emeritus of Geography (1967, 1985).
Stance on Climate Change
Hage is a signatory to an open letter claiming that “'Climate change is real' is a meaningless phrase used repeatedly by activists to convince the public that a climate catastrophe is looming and humanity is the cause. Neither of these fears is justified. Global climate changes all the time due to natural causes and the human impact still remains impossible to distinguish from this natural 'noise.'” 
[Pending further investigation.]
April 6, 2006
June 4, 2003
Hage signed letter (PDF) to Paul Martin urging him to re-examine the Kyoto Protocol.
According to a search of 22,000 academic journals, Hage has published 12 pieces of original research in peer-reviewed journals mainly on the subject of urban meteorology and Prairie weather patterns.
“University Staff: 251 Emeriti,” University of Alberta. Accessed December, 2011.
“Directory,” Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alberta.
“Providing Insight Into Climate Change,” Friends of Science.
“49 of Inhofe's Global Warming Deniers Are Retired,” The Daily Green, January 10, 2008.