Newhouse: Rejoining Paris Climate Agreement Will Hurt Rural America

On Friday, the United States officially rejoined the Paris Climate Agreement. This came after President Biden signed an Executive Order on his first day in office to reenter the Agreement. Late last week, Dan Newhouse, chairman of the Congressional Western Caucus said the Paris Agreement was a bad deal then and it’s a bad deal […]

What Impact Will Climate Priorities In D.C. Have On The American Farmer?

With the U.S. rejoining the Paris Climate accord, talk of a return to WOTUS and much more in Washington D.C., many in farm country are concerned what long-term impacts the climate priorities of the Biden Administration will have on the agriculture community. During a recent roundtable discussion, Jay Truitt, of Policy Solutions LLC, as well […]

Climate Change a Priority for Biden-Harris Administration

The Biden-Harris administration will focus on climate change. On the incoming administration’s transition Website, climate change is listed as one of four priorities. The website stated, “we have the opportunity to build a more resilient, sustainable economy — one that will put the United States on an irreversible path to achieve net-zero emissions, economy-wide, by no […]

NFU: Withdrawal from Paris Climate Agreement is “Shameful”

The National Farmers Union calls the U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement this week “Shameful.” The United States formally exited the Paris Climate Agreement Wednesday, three-and-a-half years after President Trump pledged to do so. NFU said 189 countries have ratified the historic agreement so far, which aims to keep “a global temperature rise this […]

DFA Seeks to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 30%

Dairy Farmers of America seeks to become the first U.S. dairy cooperative to set a science-based target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The national dairy cooperative is setting a science-based target and committing to reduce both direct and value chain greenhouse gas emissions by 30% by 2030. By having their targets validated by the Science […]