- Russia deals the Kyoto global warming pact a devastating blow when it
announces it will not ratify it. The Bush Administration pulled the
U.S. out of the pact in 2001.
- Former Vice President Al Gore rallies Democratic party support for San
Francisco mayoral candidate Gavin Newsom, locked in a tough run off
election against Green party rival Matt Gonzalez.
- State Treasurer Phil Angelides launches a campaign against Governor
Schwarzenegger’s 15 billion dollar borrowing plan.