Agriculture's Role in Greenhouse Gas Mitigation

Agriculture's Role in Greenhouse Gas Mitigation

Changes in agricultural and forest-management programs could reduce the impact of climate change and create new sources of farming income, according to two new reports from the Pew Center on Global Climate Change. Agriculture's Role in Greenhouse Gas Mitigation (87 pages, PDF) and Agricultural & Forestlands: U.S. Carbon Policy Strategies (83 pages, PDF) examine efforts to encourage farmers to adopt new practices and explore some of the policy options for public and privately owned land.