For too long, farmers, ranchers, foresters, and land managers have been left out of the conversation. As stewards of our lands, we should rely on their expertise to help protect our environment and address the effects of climate change.

June 29th, 2023

Summary  The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) leverages its industrial capacity to crush foreign competition in trade, as well as predatory investment and loans, to control global supply chains and create overseas markets that serve its goal of commercial dominance. Much of the world, including America and its allies, buys the CCP’s products and services, as …

How a New Trade Regime Can Counter Chinese Supply Chain Dominance and Neo-Colonialism  Read More

July 2nd, 2022

Key Findings Beyond simply reducing greenhouse gas emissions, removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere is vital for comprehensive emissions reductions. Fortunately, Mother Nature has perfected high-efficiency, low-cost carbon removal, creating opportunities to manage ecosystems and enhance natural carbon storage across the U.S. and the globe. Natural climate solutions—defined as agriculture and active land management practices …

Natural Climate Solutions: Opportunities for Storing Additional Carbon in America’s Forests and Farms Read More

July 19th, 2021

An enduring stigma exists that Republicans are against clean energy and climate policies. But as the recent CRES Forum webinar revealed, this couldn’t be further from the truth. In the webinar titled, “How Conservatives are Planning to Tackle Climate Change,” moderator Charles Hernick and panelists discussed what is driving the recent climate and energy policy …

Conservative Climate Policy is Here to Stay: CRES Webinar Forum Looks at Conservative Engagement Following the Monumental Passage of the Growing Climate Solutions Act Read More

May 14th, 2021

As published on The Hill, May 14, 2021, by Charles Hernick. Spring planting has Americans putting their hands in the soil again. And knowing our bountiful lands could be an important defense against climate change makes our fruited plains and amber waves of grain even more beautiful. Recently, the Growing Climate Solutions Act was reintroduced by Sens. Mike …

Let America’s farmers grow climate solutions Read More

June 8th, 2020

Last week, Senators Mike Braun (R-IN) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC), among a bipartisan group, introduced The Growing Climate Solutions Act of 2020, which could become a watershed moment in the conservative clean energy movement. The legislation empowers farmers to be part of the climate solution on a voluntary basis and creates options for people and …

Growing Climate Solutions Act Possible Game-Changer for Conservative Approaches to Reducing Emissions Read More

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