“Climate change endangers communities and livelihoods across our country, a fact farmers know all too well after experiencing the wettest year on record. American farmers will play a critical role in addressing this growing crisis.
“Today’s briefing was an important opportunity to ensure lawmakers and their staff heard directly from farmers about conservation practices that can increase climate resilience and the incentives needed to expand these practices at scale.
“We look forward to continuing to work with all members of the Senate Climate Solutions Caucus as we build toward our shared goal of passing meaningful, bipartisan legislation that will reduce climate pollution and create economic opportunity for farmers.”
- Callie Eideberg, Director, Special Projects
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