The New York State Climate Action Council Draft Scoping Plan for implementing the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act provides a pathway for reaching NY’s ambitious, necessary climate goals. Input from the organic farming community is needed to ensure that the final plan is strong and equitable. The following 6 points were developed by members of NOFA-NY’s policy committee and detail some of the ways we believe agriculture sections of the plan must be strengthened.
NOFA-NY’s Key Points on Agriculture in the Draft Scoping Plan
NOFA-NY Testimony and Comments
Read NOFA-NY Comments on the CLCPA Draft Scoping Plan here (PDF).
On April 26, 2022, Katie Baildon, NOFA-NY policy coordinator, testified orally at the Draft Scoping Plan Public Hearing in Syracuse, NY. Read the testimony here (PDF).
NY Renews Coalition Resources
NOFA-NY is a member of the NY Renews, a coalition of 300+ groups advocating for good jobs and climate justice in NY. The coalition has developed sector-specific recommendations for the Scoping Plan and offers webinars and tools for supporting your engagement in our climate future.