Missouri Farmers Union has long supported public policy that provides an opportunity for agriculture to play a positive role in addressing our climate and energy needs. The effects of a changing climate threaten our nation's agricultural sector and America's continued dependence on foreign oil weakens our national security. Comprehensive climate and energy legislation would move the country in the right direction by decreasing carbon dioxide emissions, reducing our dependence on foreign oil and spurring the growth of the domestic renewable energy industry.
LETTER: Agriculture could play key role in energy issues
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