obama better climateThis fall, Califormia Governor Jerry Brown and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg were among the leaders convening an international climate action summit in San Francisco. Their goal was to let the world know that despite President Donald Trump's wish to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate agreements, many in the country are still commited to fighting climate change.
 
[pictured: former president Barack Obama addresses the Climate Action Summit via video. Credit: Steve Mencher]
 
KRCB News Director Steve Mencher shadowed California's Secretary of Food and Agriculture Karen Ross at a session where startups competed for a small infusion of capital, and a large dose of recognition. He has this report:
 
 
 
Here's where you can find Alice, the company that helps entrepreneurs.
 
Among the companies we visited in the startup contest were
Also involved in the competition was Zaw Thet of Signia Venture Partners.

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