Incomplete burning of plant organic residue to produce biofuel and biochar offers a means of permanently storing large amounts of carbon while at the same time producing renewable energy, enhancing soil fertility and agricultural productivity, enhancing resistance to drought and flood and preserving biodiviersity, according to the UNCCD, which is advocating for greater recognition and support of biochar projects in in UN-led climate change adaptation and mitigation agreements and initiatives.Read More
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The crop insurance program in its current form is costly (to taxpayers) outdated, sends the wrong incentives to farmers.
Increased Flooding and Droughts Linked to Climate Change Have Sent Crop Insurance Payouts Skyrocketing - Inside Climate News https://bit.ly/3raaPUb
Utilities urge SCOTUS to uphold EPA authority to regulate carbon emissions
U.S. utilities side with environment agency in Supreme Court climate case https://reut.rs/3rbt6QZ
NEPA, the landmark environmental legislation from the 60s that framed all subsequent federal environmental legislation, remains effective to this day.
Court revokes largest-ever U.S. offshore oil lease, cites NEPA https://bit.ly/3ueiQJH
“Businesses should be ready to defend what they’re doing about the climate crisis and how they’re taking meaningful action. If they don’t, they could face challenges from many directions, from the SEC to activists to litigators. ” https://bit.ly/3GcdaSt
Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) post significant health and environmental risks. Biden's Build Back Better plan shouldn't provide any more federal funding for CAFOs
Build Back Better Act Provides Funding for CAFOs https://bit.ly/3AADgO9