Two new groundbreaking California laws will require companies doing business in California, including food and agriculture companies, to report their annual greenhouse gas emissions, climate-related financial risk exposures and climate risk management plans.
The following comment was sent to the Natural Resources Conservation Service on August 22, 2023. The memo was prepared by the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition with Michael Happ from the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy.
According to one account reported in the Financial Times, the first project to claim to offset carbon dioxide emissions resulted from a chief executive officer’s concern about emissions from a yet-to-be constructed coal-fired energy plant in 1987.
Watch the recording of our webinar, "Big Meat and Dairy are heating up the planet: Learnings from the Emissions Impossible series" held on June 15, 2023. Download the slides from the presentation here.
It seems every day the climate catastrophe inches closer to us. Last week, dense smoke from wildfires in Canada led to severe air quality alerts across the East coast of the United States, with a stinking yellow haze coating the skies.
The latest greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) data from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) show U S. emissions rising after a pandemic-induced dip, creating a tougher challenge for the Biden administration to reach its 2030 climate target.
MINNEAPOLIS—New greenhouse gas emissions data released today by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) show the state is making progress toward its climate targets, aided by the pandemic, but agriculture emissions continue to be a major contributor.