US agriculture secretary backs carbon trading, as Trump administration makes rare climate pledge

Published 17:45 on February 20, 2020  /  Last updated at 02:58 on February 21, 2020  /  Americas, RINs & LCFS, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue deviated from Trump administration policies and backed the idea of a carbon market for the rural economy on Thursday, as the Department of Agriculture (USDA) outlined a goal of halving the environmental footprint of the agriculture sector by 2050. 

US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue deviated from Trump administration policies and backed the idea of a carbon market for the rural economy on Thursday, as the Department of Agriculture (USDA) outlined a goal of halving the environmental footprint of the agriculture sector by 2050.

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