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Global Stewards of the Earth

Heirs’ property rights; ERS move to Kansas; cut-backs in buy-outs; ethanol waivers, raging fires in Brazil;  new US-Sino tariffs—not a good week for agriculture, global stewards of the earth.  The …

Invitation to Growers for CPC Pilot Nov 8

The GIC Group                      4328 Montgomery Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814                                              Tel:  301-799-0840 Greetings: GIC Group, a long-standing international agribusiness company, will be hosting a pilot program for its new ag …

Hedge Carbon, Don’t Tax It

We think Prof. Stock (IMF, Finance & Development) has it right in targeting sectoral policies for carbon pricing, not a carbon tax across the board. Structural change is key for …

Ag Innovation Mission for Climate

We welcome the upcoming initiative -Agricultural Innovation Mission for Climate- to be announced at the UN Food Systems Summit on Thursday.  It spotlights the need for global ag innovation and …

Increasing Carbon Capture in Plants

The Salk Institute’s Harnessing Plant Initiative & Danforth Plant Science Center’s focus on raising carbon capture in plants like sorghum make sense. Hard to argue against it unless you’re not vaccinated!!

Wash Out Greenwashing!

Investors are stampeding for high ESG scores; consumer preferences for organics and climate friendly products are on the rise.  Along comes “greenwashing” to wash away these trends. Wash out greenwashing …

UN Pre-Summit for Food Systems

The UN Pre-Summit for Food Systems in Rome targeted transformational change with global policies/actions. But nationalist bias and unabated climate adversity risk making sustainability unsustainable.