California Excludes Agriculture from Climate Change Efforts

September 30, 2009

California has released a plan for reducing statewide carbon dioxide emissions. Only one problem: despite being America’s largest farm producer, agriculture is left entirely off the hook:

Of the 174 million metric tons of CO2 emissions reductions targeted in California’s legally binding “Scoping Plan,” not one ton is expected to come from agriculture.

Just another sign that agribusiness’ political pull is massive and unacceptable. (Via Starkman.) Link.

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