Biden Administration

BLOG | Renewable Energy and Public Lands

by Guest Contributor | February 23, 2021
Tensions may emerge between the dual goals of protecting natural areas and reducing GHG emissions, particularly when it comes to public lands ...

BLOG | The Risks of Paying for Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Sequestration

by Peter Jenkins | February 17, 2021
As climate programs are revived under the new Administration, the role of greenhouse gas reduction offsets ​in agriculture are under fresh scrutiny ...

PEERMail | What’s Next On Scientific Integrity?

by Tim Whitehouse | February 16, 2021
The influence of scientists in government has been gradually eroded over the last four decades as powerful economic interests asserted themselves ...

Vilsack Pick Fails Scientific Integrity Test

by Jeff Ruch | February 3, 2021
Vilsack Pick Fails Scientific Integrity Test On January 21, President Biden issued an extensive Executive Memorandum to department heads on the issue of scientific integrity. One federal agency that conducts much important scientific work is the U.S. Department of Agriculture. USDA’s ...

PEERMail | Cautious Optimism for Biden’s Climate Direction

by Susan Sargent | February 1, 2021
New Biden Administration orders on climate and public lands are a call to action. Now the real work begins, and it’s not going to be easy ...