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The Environmental Impacts of Sequestration

In addition to harming the economy, the middle-class and national security, Sequestration cuts will have a disastrous impact on the environment. These cuts will adversely impact air, water, energy, fish, wildlife and national parks. Sequestration is a series of automatic budget cuts mandated by the Budget Control Act of 2011; it went into effect on March 1, 2013. These spending…

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Agriculture, Climate, and Carbon: Turning Back the Clock

Mark Hertsgaard, a fellow with the Open Society Institute, talks of the importance of sequestering carbon through relatively easy and inexpensive implementation of sustainable agricultural practices.