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Farmers are natural climate solution champions

Congressman Glenn Thompson and ACC’s Karly Matthews write on The Washington Examiner that farmers are natural climate solution champions.

The C3 Take
  • Farmers and ranchers are our first environmentalists.
  • Since 1990 America’s farmers have become more efficient, growing more food with less land and fewer CO2 emissions.
  • We should look for climate solutions that empower our farmers and ranchers, not restrict them.

“The oldest and most experienced environmentalists often aren’t lauded for their efforts to steward our planet. Farmers have been bettering our planet since before it was cool, and they have been improving their methods and prioritizing sustainability for centuries through natural solutions, such as the deployment of no-till crops and voluntary participation in carbon markets.”

Read the full article here.

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