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The Growing Climate Solutions Act of 2020

To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to develop a program to reduce barriers to entry for farmers, ranchers, and private forest landowners in certain private markets, and for other purposes.


Summary: The Growing Climate Solutions Act of 2020

Agricultural practices and land management decisions play a key role in the discussion surrounding global greenhouse emissions and climate policy. The agriculture and forestry sectors hold the potential to serve as a critical climate solution. At scale, agriculture and land use practices can sequester carbon at as low as $10 per MtCO2e, making it the most cost effective carbon sequestration method currently available.