January 22, 2020

Climate Issues; Crop Insurance; Brazil Cotton Case; and The Senate Ag Committee

Categories: Climate Change

CORRECTION: The hotlink to the “Copenhagen Accord” in yesterday’s FarmPolicy update was incorrect- as it was a link to a draft of the agreement. The correct link to the final “Copenhagen Accord” can be found here.

Climate Issues- Senate Perspectives

Politico writer Lisa Lerer reported yesterday that, “A day after the U.N. climate change conference ended in a fizzle, Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin said Sunday that he hopes the Senate will pass its own climate change bill sometime next year.

“But to meet even that not-so-firm deadline, supporters will have to win over critics who say that President Barack Obama promised too much in Copenhagen — and that the international community didn’t do nearly enough.”