Senate confirms Bonnie to run USDA farm subsidy and land stewardship programs

On a bipartisan 76-19 roll call, the Senate confirmed Robert Bonnie, who was part of a think-tank proposal for a “carbon bank” at USDA to slow global warming, as agriculture undersecretary for farm production and conservation on Tuesday. Bonnie has served as USDA climate adviser since January. Bonnie was committed “to tackling the climate crisis… » Read More

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