Topic: Climate Change
Learn more about AFT’s policy recommendations for California to protect vital agricultural land, promote environmentally sound growing practices, and keep farmers on the land for generations.
Farmers can play a key role in combating climate change. AFT works on policies that support farm viability and help farmers mitigate impacts.
The Carbon Reduction Potential Evaluation Tool, or CaRPE, is a web-based interactive tool that allows users to quickly visualize and quantify GHG emission reductions resulting from the implementation of a suite of cropland and grazing land conservation management practices.
Farmers Combat Climate Change is AFT’s comprehensive effort to ensure farmland, farming, and farmers’ role in fighting the climate crisis.
AFT advocates to protect farmland, keep farmers on the land, and help farmers adopt sound farming practices in New York state policy.
Smart Solar Siting for New England is AFT’s work ensuring that clean renewable energy co-exists with New England agriculture instead of displacing it.
The Sustainable Grazing Project is AFT’s work promoting the adoption of regenerative farming practices that enhance soil health, sequester carbon, and increase productivity on farms and operations in Virginia.
Smart Solar Siting Partnership Project for New England is AFT’s multi-year effort to advance smart solar siting policies and programs in New England that accelerate the expansion of renewable solar energy facilities while maintaining New England’s most productive, resilient farmland.
Decades after the Smith family donated their farm to AFT, the conserved Maine farm is a model of agricultural innovation and education.
The Genesee River Demonstration Farms Network is AFT’s partnership to highlight the impacts of practical and innovative conservation practices on farm viability, water quality, and other natural resources – demonstrated on real working farms.