FarmPolicy

January 26, 2020

Climate Issues; Food Security; and Biofuels

Climate Issues

Juliet Eilperin and Michael D. Shear reported in yesterday’s Washington Post that, “The White House announced Wednesday that President Obama will attend U.N.-sponsored climate talks in Copenhagen next month and commit the United States to specific targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

“The administration’s decision to identify a series of goals, including cutting emissions over the next decade ‘in the range of’ 17 percent below 2005 levels, is a calculated risk, given that Congress has never set mandatory limits on greenhouse gases.”

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