Agriculture and Climate—The Critical Connection

Published November 30, 2009

 This paper provides an overview on the multiple ways agriculture impacts and is impacted by climate change. It makes the case that sustainable farming systems can reduce agriculture’s GHG emissions and be a primary vehicle to stabilize and reverse climate change, while continuing to provide food, feed,...

U.S. Climate Policy and Agriculture

Published November 29, 2009

Speculating on Carbon: The Next Toxic Asset

Published November 29, 2009

“At a time when derivatives trading has fallen in the wake of the financial crisis, volumes for trading greenhouse-gas emissions futures have exploded on the Chicago Climate Futures Exchange, the US’s biggest platform.”Hal Weitzman, “Greenhouse gases offer growth prospects,” Financial Times, October 21, 2009. Overview...

Healthy Food for All

Published August 3, 2009