Scott plans carbon markets hearing


The Hagstrom Report

via The Fence Post - Apr 28, 2021


House Agriculture Committee Chairman David Scott, D-Ga., said today he is planning a hearing on carbon markets at which various companies involved in those markets can explain how their programs work.


Noting that he has already chaired a hearing on climate change, Scott told the North American Agricultural Journalists that the committee “needs the proper information to move forward.” He did not announce a date for the hearing.


“There are a zillion carbon markets that are just popping up,” Scott said. “How do we navigate this growing field of different companies?” Each has a different approach, he said.


“We have all been looking at it, very concerned that farmers themselves who are playing a pivotal role are treated fairly,” he added...