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May 14, 2021 | Letter

USDA: Comments in response to Notice of Request for Public Comment on the Executive Order on Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad, 86 Fed. Reg. 14403 (Mar. 16, 2021), Docket No. USDA–2021–0003

Agriculture must be part of any solution to the climate crisis. Agriculture is vulnerable to the more extreme and variable weather that climate change is bringing and at the same time contributes substantial quantities of greenhouse gases (GHG) – equivalent to approximately a third of U.S. total GHG emissions when properly calculated to include all climate change impacts related to agriculture.

May 10, 2021 | In the News: E&E News

Calif. aims to cut gas use in homes, stops short of ban

Matt Vespa, Attorney, Clean Energy Program, Earthjustice: "We're in a climate crisis. We have to stop building gas infrastructure. Climate leadership isn't about incrementalism anymore. We need bold aggressive action to get off fossil fuels and this was a missed opportunity."