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Trump's UN ag ambassador pick talks climate change


August 31, 2018

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — President Donald Trump's nominee to be the next U.S. agriculture ambassador to the United Nations says coping with climate change would be one of his priorities if he's confirmed.

Indiana agribusiness executive Kip Tom told the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee at a confirmation hearing last week that the American agriculture industry "has always dealt with climate change," the Journal Gazette reported . "We know we need to adapt," Tom said.

"And fortunate for us here in the United States, we've had the benefit of land-grant universities and the private secto...

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