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Weekend reading: USDA's action plans for climate change

1 month ago   |   By Food Politics

Agriculture and climate change interact in two ways: agriculture contributes to climate change, and climate change affects agriculture.
In May, USDA published its plan to address : “ Climate-Smart Agriculture and Forestry Strategy: 90-Day Progress Report .”
Secretary Vilsack explains:
We will look across climate science and research, forest health, outreach and education, existing programs, and new and emerging markets to advance climate-smart agriculture and forestry..Equity and justice will play a guiding role in our work...We will also prioritize actions that provide tangible, near-term...
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