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Ben Lilliston
Governments met last week in Bonn, Germany to set the stage for the November U.N. Framework Conference on Climate Change (COP27) meeting in Egypt.
Emissions Impossible Europe Factory Farm
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Dr. Steve Suppan
The following comment was summitted to Securities and Exchange Commission Secretary Vanessa A. Countryman regarding the proposed rule on the “The Enhancement and Standardization of Climate-Related Disclosures for Investors” on June 17, 2022.  Dear Ms. Countryman,
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Dr. Steve Suppan
As IATP noted in a mid-April FAQ, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released for comment a nearly 500-page proposed rule in response to myriad investor requests for standardized and comparab
Wall Street and farm drought image
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Ben Lilliston
As Europe considers a carbon removal framework that includes so-called “carbon farming” from the agriculture sector to meet its net zero goal by 2050, the U.S. experience with agriculture carbon offset credits should raise questions about whether such an approach is desirable or feasible. Agriculture carbon markets have floundered in the U.S.
Soil health
Laissez-faire national policy has long allowed sludge from sewage and industrial wastewater to be used as fertilizer on food and feed crops, even though it contains toxic Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) and hundreds of other toxic chemicals.
Dairy farm landscape
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Dr. Steve Suppan
One of the tragedies of new pesticide technologies is that the corporate imperative to maximize sales leads to a faster turning of the pesticide treadmill.
Racing Ahead: U.S. Agri-Nanotechnology in the Absence of Regulation
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Sophie Scherger
The Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) welcomes the opportunity to give feedback on the planned carbon removal certification framework. We urge the European Commission (EC) to fundamentally rethink its approach on integrating carbon removals into the EU climate framework.
Farm Bill ignores climate change—mostly