Climate Change

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Climate change and agriculture are tied directly to social equity and development. Agriculture is both a cause and solution to global warming. Climate change creates new challenges to food production and the people who produce it.

Climate Democracy for Rural Communities

There is a common misconception that you can't talk about climate change in rural communities. With the Jefferson Center's Citizen Jury process, we're proving this wrong and empowering rural residents to collaborate and become community leaders on climate change.

Clean Power Plan and an equitable energy transition in rural America

The Clean Power Plan is a critical step in the fight against climate change, and it can also increase rural resilience if done right.

Obama Undermines Climate Efforts in Solar Trade Dispute

The USTR sends a warning after the WTO strikes down an Indian solar initiative: other governments attempting to support local, green businesses through "localization" policies will be challenged. 

Drinking water and Democracy: Tale of Two Cities

When the water supply is threatened, who has the power to fix it?

Plotting the course: COP21 and agriculture

Agriculture sidestepped in the global climate agreement

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