FarmPolicy

November 24, 2014

Climate Legislation; ACRE; Trade Issues; and Crop Insurance

Climate Legislation- Timing, Process and Costs (Johanns Takes Assertive Role)

Emily Pierce reported today at Roll Call Online that, “Climate change is the ticking political time bomb on the Senate’s agenda this fall, and Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has the timer set to go off in late September.

“With the debate on health care sucking up so much oxygen in the Senate these days, few are paying attention to the cavernous gulf among Democrats over how to tackle global warming and the lack — so far — of a way to bring Members together while also appealing to Republicans.

“‘It will blow up,’ one senior Democrat said.”

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