Climate Change

Agriculture In Focus Under Biden Climate Policy

President Biden’s January 27, 2021 Executive Order 14008, “Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad” ("the Order”) focuses unprecedented attention on the role that agriculture can play in combating climate change and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Specifically highlighting opportunities to promote carbon sequestration in soils and the sourcing of sustainable bioproducts and fuels, the Order anticipates harnessing the involvement of individual growers, ranchers, and forest landowners in the Administration’s wider efforts in order to “avoid the most catastrophic impacts of [the climate] crisis and to seize the opportunity that tackling climate change presents.” Read the complete news alert