June 24, 2021
The Growing Climate Solutions Act Passed the Senate by a vote of 92-8. Now on to the House!
This morning, the Growing Climate Solutions Act passed in the Senate by a vote of 92-8. Now, we need your help to cross the finish line and build momentum as the focus shifts to the House. Please use our Federal Action Center ASAP to encourage support from your Representative!
The U.S. Hemp Roundtable is proud to endorse the Growing Climate Solutions Act (S. 1251). The Act creates a certification program at USDA that would break down barriers for farmers interested in participating in carbon markets so they can be rewarded for climate-smart practices.
The bill passed the U.S. Senate on June 24th in an overwhelming, bi-partisan vote, 92 to 8. More than 175 major corporations and organizations have endorsed it, including McDonald’s, American Farmland Trust, Microsoft, and the Center for Sustainable Climate Solutions.
Click here to read a summary of the bill.
We are honored to join this powerful group of organizations in endorsing this bill. Not only does it demonstrate our commitment to sustainability, it also helps raise awareness that hemp can play a major role in solving the climate crisis. A key mission of the U.S. Hemp Roundtable is to promote sustainability in the industry, and to empower hemp farmers to participate in the fight against climate change
Tell your U.S. Representative that you support the Growing Climate Solutions Act, and that they should serve as a co-sponsor of S. 1251.
Please use this Federal Action Center TODAY to urge your representative to support the Growing Climate Solutions Act. It’s as simple as entering your email address and zip code, and then personalizing the message that we have prepared for your review.