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U.S. Needs to Stay Engaged in Global Climate Agreement

Reports circulating around Washington indicate a decision is coming from the White House soon to determine whether President Trump will keep the United States engaged in the global climate agreement reached in Paris 16 months ago. During his election campaign … Continue reading

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Out-of-Touch Federal Policies Will Not Deter Growth of Clean Energy

Seeking to weaken EPA’s authority to regulate carbon, while boosting domestic energy production from fossil fuels, President Trump this week signed an executive order that suspended, rescinded or flagged for review more than a half-dozen standing regulations and other measures. … Continue reading

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Perdue Confirmation Hearing Underscores Role of Ag in the 21st Century

Today a confirmation hearing for President Trump’s nominee for agriculture secretary, former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue, is finally taking place. Assuming he is eventually confirmed by the Senate, he will take the helm of a federal agency whose constituencies and … Continue reading

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MN Water Initiative Reflects Multiple Benefits of a 25x'25 Future

This week, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton announced a proposal aimed at improving the state’s water quality by 25 percent by the year 2025. Given that water quality in the state is currently on track to only improve by about 8 … Continue reading

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Solutions from the Land: A New Way Forward

As the incoming administration contemplates the path forward for America’s energy, agriculture, conservation and climate polices, it will be important to carefully assess the role that farms, ranches and forests – our nation’s working lands – can play in meeting … Continue reading

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National Bioenergy Day Recognizes Sector's Economic, Environmental Benefits

More than 50 companies, institutions, agencies and organizations around the country today are celebrating the fourth annual National Bioenergy Day and highlighting the energy, environmental and economic benefits of bioenergy, biomass, and biobased products. So, what exactly is bioenergy? Bioenergy … Continue reading

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North American Clean Energy Pact Latest Manifestation of 25x'25 Partner Efforts

Editor’s note: This version of the blog has been updated to correct the status of the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant in California, which is due to be shut down by 2025. The North American Climate, Energy and Environment Partnership … Continue reading

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Ag Sector and Biofuels Can Play Key Role in GHG Reduction Plans

A key mission of the 25x’25 Alliance is the promotion of biofuels as a pathway that can help take this country to a clean energy future. 25x’25 is the clean energy platform of Solutions from the Land (SfL) and SfL … Continue reading

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Farm, Forestry Producers Offer Climate Change Solutions

Taking place this week in Rome is the annual forum of the Global Alliance for Climate Smart Agriculture (GACSA), a dynamic gathering of representatives from around the world discussing challenges, sharing solutions and building partnerships to develop food, feed and … Continue reading

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Misinformation Hurting Ethanol's Place at the Pump Needs Addressing

Editor’s note: The following guest blog is an op-ed written by Mike Lefever, a Longmont, CO-area farmer, retired firefighter and vice president of the Colorado Corn Administrative Committee. The article first appeared in – and is being reprinted here with … Continue reading

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