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Published 14 August 2023

We could be heroes

For the first time US legislators have firmly acknowledged the link between climate change and agriculture and have made a step to support farmers who reduce their carbon emissions. The Inflation Reduction Act has allowed a $19.5 billion contribution to farmers under the Agriculture Department’s Conservation Programme to encourage clean power, energy-efficient buildings, and electric vehicles.

Looking at the USA, what role can the central Government play in assisting the agriculture industry to become more sustainable?