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Nebraska Groups Back President On Climate Change

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Nebraska Groups Back President On Climate Change

Nebraska Farmers Union, the Nebraska Sierra Club Chapter and BOLD Nebraska are applauding the President’s calling for more steps to battle climate change including more reduction of carbon emissions. Nebraska Farmers Union President John Hansen says agriculture is in a good position to have a positive affect on climate change by sequestration and other production practices.

Hansen says Nebraska is strategically located in an area rich in natural resources that can be harnessed to produce energy that has low or no carbon emissions.

Hansen says Nebraska’s producers are is also able to provide benefits to the environment while growing the economy in the process.

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