FarmPolicy

September 16, 2019

Climate Issues; Nutrition; Biofuels; Biotech; Ag Economy; and Trade

Climate Issues

Bloomberg writer Simon Lomax reported yesterday that, “President Barack Obama, who meets with lawmakers at the White House this week to discuss energy legislation, may have to abandon a pollution-reduction program for the whole U.S. economy and push instead for new laws that target the electricity-producing companies.

“A plan to cap carbon-dioxide emissions from nearly every sector, favored by Obama and many Democrats, is stalled in the Senate and there isn’t enough time this year to get it passed, Eileen Claussen, president of the Arlington, Virginia-based Pew Center on Global Climate Change, said in a telephone interview.”

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