Ag responds to Green New Deal

March 10, 2019 by maitreyi.karthik@climate-connect.com

(Source: Ag Week) Freshman U.S. Rep.. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) made headlines when she released her Green New Deal plan on Feb. 7. The proposal laid out resolutions to accomplish net-zero greenhouse gas emissions in the next 10 years.

The congresswoman also vowed to work “collaboratively with farmers and ranchers in the United States to remove pollution and greenhouse gas emission from the agricultural sector as much as is technologically feasible by supporting family farming, investing in sustainable farming and land use practices that increase soil health, and by building a more sustainable food system that ensures universal access to healthy food.” Read full article….

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