Climate Change: Agriculture and Policy Issues

September 11, 2012

The record heat and ongoing drought in parts of the country this past summer is helping to change public opinion on climate change. A July poll found that 70% of respondents now think the climate is changing. If climate change is becoming an accepted fact, then what happens next in terms of climate policy? And what effect will a changing climate have on our agricultural industry?

Crystal Sarakas hosts.

Guests: 
David Wolfe, Chair of the Climate Change Focus Group for Cornell’s Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future
Jason Kowalski, Policy Director, 350.org Action Fund