by
Dr. Steve Suppan
The following letter was sent to Robert Sidman, deputy secretary of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission on December 14, 2022. Watch the recording of the Agricultural Advisory Committee meeting on December 7 on YouTube here.
by
Ben Lilliston
The expansion of agriculture commodity production, often for export, is the biggest driver of deforestation in the world, whether it is more land for cattle, soy for animal feed or palm oil plantations.
Deforestation
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Ben Lilliston
IATP submitted the following letter to the U.S. State Department on December 2, 2022 in response to the request for stakeholder input on options for combating international deforestation associated with commodities.
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Dr. Steve Suppan
A foundational purpose of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) was to develop rules to prevent market manipulation and to manage price volatility risk for the producers and commercial users of agricultural commodities.
FTX Regulation
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Shefali Sharma
Sophia Murphy
Introduction Governments met at COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt from November 6-20 in a context of converging climate and food system crises.
Climate action now at COP27
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Lilly Richard
Uprooted: Talking COP27 Episode 4: The fight for real climate action continues
Uprooted Podcast: Talking COP27
This article is the sixth in a series highlighting the work of our colleagues around the world to build agroecological practices, science and movements.
Farmers in Switzerland
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Michael Happ
Depending on which headlines you read, 2022’s midterm elections had different takeaways, including a worse than expected showing for Republicans, the ultimate flipping of the United States House from Democrats to Republicans, the drop-off in turnout among Democrats in New York, California and Florida, and resounding Democratic successes in places like Michigan, Minnesota and P
2022 midterm elections voting