Washington, DC - President Obama spoke today by phone with President Francois Hollande of France to discuss the status of the ongoing negotiations at the climate conference in Paris. 

Paris, France - On his final day at the UN Climate Change Conference, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today joined the Federal Republic of Germany and the German state of Baden-Württemberg to welcome 43 new signatories to the Under 2 MOU climate agreement - bringing the tally to 123 jurisdictions representing more than 720 million people and $19.9 trillion in combined GDP, equivalent to more than a quarter of the global economy.

Paris, France - Secretary of State John Kerry: "Thank you, Todd, extraordinarily for those more than generous words. I really, really appreciate them. I might have loved it if you found a less menacing notion than a ballistic missile. (Laughter.) But I appreciate it. At least it gets the job done. Ambassador Hartley, really nice to have you here, and Gina McCarthy, who is the head of our Environmental Protection Agency, thank you very, very much for being here. Thank you.

Paris, France - Joining the world's top climate leaders on his fourth day at the United Nations Climate Change Conference, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today spoke at events highlighting California's bold action to accelerate zero emission vehicles, reduce short-lived climate pollutants and build partnerships with other states, cities and regions to cut dangerous carbon pollution.

Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry's Remarks at the Caring for Climate Business Forum:

Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "On behalf of President Obama and the American people, I offer my sincere congratulations to all Albanians as you celebrate National Youth Day, which this year marks the 25th anniversary of the student movement that led to the fall of communism on December 8, 1990.