Rob Schmitz

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China correspondent for Marketplace, based in Shanghai; former Los Angeles Bureau Chief for KQED’s California Report and contributor to KQED’s Climate Watch

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Jerry Brown probably could've picked a better time to head across the Pacific for  meetings in China , given the roiling political showdown underway on the Korean peninsula.

Governor Brown Goes to China

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Reports from  Copenhagen  are not optimistic about reaching important agreement on climate change.  The US is taking heat for refusing to budge on greenhouse gas reductions the rest of…

Governor Schwarzenegger and Mayor Villaraigosa Go to Copenhagen

Reports from Copenhagen are not optimistic about reaching important agreement on climate change.  The US is taking heat for refusing to budge on greenhouse gas reductions the rest of…

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