Public Broadband and Paying Farmers to Fight Climate Change: Here's How Elizabeth Warren Would Invest in Rural America


If elected, Warren would also try to “decarbonize the agricultural sector” by paying farmers for embracing sustainable farming techniques, like cover crops that keep water, soil and nutrients from escaping fields. Her plans includes increasing the USDA’s Conservation Stewardship Program by $14 billion annually, too.

According to sources close to other Democratic presidential campaigns, more 2020 candidates are expected to release plans to involve farmers in fighting climate change in the coming days.

Source: Time