Growing the Climate Solutions Act Webinar

The Climate + Energy Project, The Nature Conservancy, Citizens Climate Lobby, and Kansas Farmers Union have partnered to discuss the Growing Climate Solutions Act- a positive step forward in addressing climate change in rural areas and presenting climate solutions through agriculture. The Growing the Climate Solutions webinar will feature Hannah Birge or the Nature Conse, [...]

Growing the Climate Solutions Act Webinar2020-09-03T09:23:00-05:00

PARIS to PITTSBURGH: Screening & Discussion

From coastal cities to America’s heartland, Paris to Pittsburgh celebrates how Americans are demanding and developing real solutions in the face of climate change. And as the weather grows more deadly and destructive, they are not waiting on Washington to act. Join us for a screening and discussion of this National Geographic documentary on Sunday, [...]

PARIS to PITTSBURGH: Screening & Discussion2019-04-01T08:49:58-05:00

NFU Urges Trump Administration to Stay in Paris Agreement

Agreement Key to Mitigating Climate Change, Bolstering Rural Communities WASHINGTON – As President Donald Trump weighs the merits of keeping the United States in the Paris Agreement, National Farmers Union (NFU) is urging the administration to maintain U.S. commitments to global leadership on climate change. The Paris Agreement is vital to enhancing the climate resiliency [...]

NFU Urges Trump Administration to Stay in Paris Agreement2017-07-21T08:05:08-05:00

Grass, Soil, and Hope: Managing carbon for a sustainable planet

By Tom Parker Courtney White and Gail Fuller were talking the same talk but they were coming at it from different backgrounds and different geographical directions, so it was understandable that there should be some minor differences of opinion. That it centered on the sequential order of three little words was all the more remarkable [...]

Grass, Soil, and Hope: Managing carbon for a sustainable planet2016-11-04T21:46:10-05:00

SOTU: Family Farmers Are Thankful for the President’s Focus on Climate Change

President Obama’s decision to address climate change tonight during his last State of the Union address will help focus the nation on a critical issue that farmers and ranchers have been dealing with for years, said National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson. “We are greatly appreciative of the Administration’s focus on climate change,” said [...]

SOTU: Family Farmers Are Thankful for the President’s Focus on Climate Change2016-01-12T22:52:14-06:00

U.S. Must Take Steps to Mitigate Climate Change, Provide Robust Risk Management Tools for Family Farmers and Ranchers

National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson urged Congress and international leaders to take meaningful steps to mitigate climate change and pledge themselves to provide adequate risk management tools for America’s family farmers and ranchers, who are charged with ensuring the nation’s food security and have been dealing with a changing climate for decades. “Earth’s [...]

U.S. Must Take Steps to Mitigate Climate Change, Provide Robust Risk Management Tools for Family Farmers and Ranchers2015-12-04T17:11:57-06:00