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Don't forget about the importance of local habitats and community as you consider ways to become carbon neutral. You can protect and improve at home, too. 

Climate change has brought more rainy weather, more wildfires and more challenges overall to agriculture across the U.S. Some in agriculture and conservation see addressing it as an opportunity to create a new commodity, in addition to dealing with those challenges.

Alan Guebert considers ag-aligned carbon markets, listening to Corn Saves America — an audio history of the marriage of environmental goals to farm needs.

Farm, forestry and conservation groups have been talking about carbon markets for several years. Legislators and those in the agriculture and forestry industries are still debating exactly how the roles of the federal government and the private sector fit together in carbon markets.

Farm groups, politicians and environmentalists want to make carbon a new commodity, to battle climate change. Carbon markets, in theory, could be a win-win. But they bring a lot of questions about the roles of public and private work to address climate change, and who benefits the most from those efforts.