By Chuck Isenhart, Guest Columnist, The Gazette
Iowa Representative Chuck Isenhart, D-Dubuque, is ranking member on the House Appropriations Subcommittee for Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Protection.
As a state, we don’t need to reinvent any wheels. Here are just a few ideas that would jump-start some good conversations:
- Set a state carbon-reduction goal and require public entities to make plans to do their parts;
- Create a comprehensive soil health program that promotes farming practices that sequester carbon as well as improve farmland-soil resilience and productivity.
Read more here, including Representative Isenhart’s additional ideas on climate action.
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