House tackles climate change legislation, agriculture offsets

Bennett, David
February 2010
Southwest Farm Press;2/4/2010, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p14
Trade Publication
The article reports that the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation, Credit, Energy and Research will provide agricultural offsets under a proposed climate change legislation in the U.S. It states that millions of acres of pastures and croplands will be converted to forest under the proposed bill. An overview on the advantages of agricultural offsets discussed by Joseph Glauber, chief economist of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), is also offered.


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