I’m Clinton Griffiths with today’s AgDay Minute.
The U.S. and China don’t always see eye-to-eye but both sides are agreeing on the need to make stronger pledges regarding climate. The announcement coming after a meeting between a Chinese climate envoy and U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry. Kerry’s stop in Shanghai was the first high-level visit to China by a Biden administration official since the president took office. China is the world’s biggest emitter of greenhouse gasses. It announced last year it would work for carbon neutrality by 2060. President Biden, expected to announce a climate plan this week…where agriculture could play a big role.
A can of Coke could soon cost you more. The company’s CEO tel ing CNBC it will raise prices on its drinks to counter higher commodity costs. It’s not known yet which products will see the increase. It joins other companies such as Kimberly-Clark and J-M Smucker that have announced price hikes.
A wild police chase ends, thanks to the work of a man on a tractor. Watch what happened in North Carolina. Buzz Palmer is the guy on the tractor he says the chase came roaring right down his driveway. And that’s when the former volunteer law enforcement diver wasted no time…switching it into high gear helping to corral the vehicle until it had nowhere to go. It crashed into a pond and police were able to move in and arrest the suspects.
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