Op-ed Outlines Need for a Stronger Commitment to Ag in Order to Reach CA's Decarbonization Goals

Agriculture generates 9% of California’s greenhouse gas emissions, which makes it the state’s fourth-largest emitter, after transportation, industry and buildings. But agriculture — often seen as an enemy of the environment — is the only one of these sectors with the potential to also remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.

In an op-ed titled “California is making a weak effort to turn agriculture into a climate change fix,” writer Jaques Leslie reports back from experts about the amount of investment and commitment needed by the State of California in order to meet the state’s decarbonization goals.

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