January 26, 2020

Climate Change Issues; Farm Bill; Biofuels; Land Values; Food Safety, Trade; and CFTC Issues

Climate Change Issues

Ben Geman reported yesterday at The Hill Online that, “Senate Democrats will face a problem when they return in January every bit as tough as crafting the healthcare bill: Assembling a climate and energy package that can be shoehorned into the election-year calendar.

“Imposing limits on greenhouse gases is a White House and Democratic priority, but it’s stuck in line behind healthcare, Wall Street reform and jobs legislation.

“It’s also become increasingly apparent since the Copenhagen climate summit that the Senate will go forward in a dramatically different direction than the House, which approved its own climate bill last summer.”