FarmPolicy

June 22, 2017

Climate Issues; Jobs Bill-Biofuels; Trade; and Farmland Values

Climate Issues

Alexander Bolton reported yesterday at The Hill’s Energy and Environment Blog that, “Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) says those who think climate change legislation is dead for the year are ‘dead wrong.’

“Those who think blizzards and record snow falls in Washington will make it tough to move a global warming bill are guilty of ‘inside the beltway’ thinking, Kerry said.

“‘The inside-the-Beltway conventional wisdom that this issue has stalled is dead wrong,’ Kerry said in a statement e-mailed to The Hill. ‘This is not and never has been a partisan issue, and Senators Graham, Lieberman, and I will continue building consensus on both sides of the aisle with all those willing to engage to create jobs, advance our security interests, reduce pollution, and make America more competitive,’ said Kerry, a key advocate of a climate change legislation.”

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