Climate Change Policy Webcast

AgMRC Renewable Energy Newsletter
February 2010

Proposed climate change legislation and regulations will impact the economy, consumers and agriculture when they are enacted.  A two-hour ISU Extension webcast was held on February 1 that featured leading economists in energy economics and agricultural policy. These economists have studied the cap and trade policy, modeled the effects on agriculture, and testified before Congress about the expected impact on crop and livestock costs and returns.  Links to their presentations are listed below.

  • The implications for crop producers -- Pat Westhoff, the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute, University of Missouri will outline the implications for crop producers.