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Brown named special envoy to U.N. climate talks

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) will serve as a special representative to the U.N. climate talks this fall to highlight the role of states in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, officials announced yesterday.

Fijian Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama, the president of this year's talks, named Brown the special envoy for states and regions to the U.N. climate conference in Bonn, Germany, in November.

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