Billions in USDA Conservation Funding Went to Farmers for Programs that Were Not ‘Climate-Smart,’ a New Study Finds

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The Environmental Working Group urges retrofitting two conservation programs to help counter climate change, with nearly $12 billion in new funding coming from the Inflation Reduction Act.

The Biden administration has said it will rely on the nation’s farmers to help achieve the country’s climate goals, but the U.S. Department of Agriculture is paying them millions of dollars for practices that don’t achieve those targets—and in some cases, increase greenhouse gas emissions.

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