This report examines 2022 EQIP spending and finds that a sizable chunk of EQIP dollars in the Midwest are spent on expensive practices that are not resilient and may in fact make the climate crisis worse.
MINNEAPOLIS—A new report from the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) sheds light on how one U.S. Department of Agriculture conservation program, the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), allocates funds and highlights the disproportionate level of funding received by industrial agriculture practices.
MINNEAPOLIS/LONDON—Today, more than 25 Agriculture Ministers and high-level representatives from around the world are gathered in Chile to discuss how they can contribute to the implementation of the Global Methane Pledge. As agriculture is the world’s largest source of anthropogenic methane, it is positive to see ministers engage on the issue.
This month, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is slated to release its final rule on the disclosure of climate-related financial risk and greenhouse gas emissions by U.S. companies, including food and agriculture firms, listed for trade on SEC-regulated exchanges.
Somewhere between climate change denialism, political inertia and rising climate-related catastrophes lies the technical consultations to implement the Paris Agreement of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). When President George H. W.