Ige, other Democratic governors, to participate in U.N. climate talks

  • People stand near flood waters from Hurricane Lane on Aug. 23, 2018, in Hilo. At least a half dozen governors including Hawaii Gov. David Ige, all Democrats, plan to attend parts of the two-week United Nation's climate change conference in Glasgow, known as COP26. (Hollyn Johnson/Hawaii Tribune-Herald via AP, File)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — U.S. governors want a seat at the table as international leaders prepare to gather in Scotland at a critical moment for global efforts to reduce fossil fuel emissions and slow the planet’s temperature rise.