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Strengthen Power Plant Carbon Standards for Greater Climate Benefit

Expert BlogWashington, D.C.Amanda Levin, Sophia Ahmed
Power plants have operated without accountability for their carbon emissions for too long. The proposal represents a good first step, however, the EPA should seize the opportunity to strengthen the standards in both scope and speed. This approach will help…

COVER Act Will Modernize Crop Insurance

Expert BlogWashington, D.C.Lara Bryant
The COVER Act, led by Senator Brown (D-OH) and Representative Sean Casten (D-IL), is a bipartisan bill that offers farmers a $5 per acre good stewardship discount on crop insurance if they plant cover crops to improve their soil health.

2023 Farm Bill Can Help Address Climate Crisis

Expert BlogWashington, D.C.Dr. Daniel Rath, Nina Sevilla, Allison Johnson
With the upcoming Farm Bill, Congress has the chance to make the economy-wide investments in our food system that the IPCC report states are necessary if we are to combat climate change.

To Lead on Climate, New York State Should Aim High on Clean Industry

Expert BlogUnited States, New YorkIan Wells
The federal government is rolling out programs to support deployment of emerging technologies that can dramatically reduce emissions from industrial manufacturing. New York should seize the opportunity to clean up its industrial base, attract new industrial investment, and become a…

New Yorkers Highlight Opportunities to Grow SNAP Incentives

Expert BlogNew YorkSahana Rao, Margaret Brown, Sara Imperiale
SNAP incentives play an essential role in addressing challenges around fresh, healthy food affordability and access, provide much needed markets for local farmers, and drive local economic development.

One Year Since Court Restored ESA Protections For Wolves

Expert BlogCalifornia, Colorado, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Oregon, WisconsinDr. Jennifer Sherry
Without these protections, wolf recovery could be stopped dead in its tracks—or even reversed—as we have seen happen when states with authority over wolf management work to cut populations down through aggressive measures.

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