FarmPolicy

January 23, 2020

Climate Legislation; Food Security: UN and U.S.; and the U.S. Ag Economy

Climate Legislation

Lisa Lerer reported yesterday at Politico.com that, “Shortly after Democrats took office last January, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) vowed the Senate would pass climate change legislation before the start of the international climate talks in Copenhagen.

“But less than a month before the eyes of the world turn to Denmark, it’s clear that there’s no chance a bill will get through the Senate by then — a domestic policy failure that leaves the U.S. with a weakened hand as it seeks to negotiate a global warming treaty with the rest of the world.”

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