A Consensus Climate Solution Grown on the Farm

A Consensus Climate Solution Grown on the Farm
(Kristopher Radder/The Brattleboro Reformer via AP)

This week, the U.S. Senate is working on a bipartisan climate solution that could help future generations avoid the worst effects of climate change and help farmers across America today. Our nation’s farmers and ranchers always have been a symbol of hard-working Americans, an essential part of our food supply, and a bellwether for our economy. Thanks to well-crafted, market-based legislation with broad private-sector and environment support, soon they’ll be growing climate solutions too.

If enacted, the framework for voluntary climate action would open the door for farmers, ranchers, and private landowners to supplement their income by reducing greenhouse gas emissions and sequestering emissions in soil and biomass.

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