Even more disconcerting is news that Japan has pitched the idea of a mini-TPP, which would exclude the U.S. and lower tariffs among competitors.
In Trump’s Cabinet, oil-rich states like Texas and Oklahoma are well represented, making some in the Corn Belt worry about the future of corn-based ethanol.
Three California cities are voting on one-cent-per-ounce soda taxes, while Boulder, Colorado's two-cent-per-fluid-ounce tax would be the highest in the country.
The price of corn expected to free fall this year, which has many farmers considering the cost of renting and planting this season.
Last year half the world's emissions came from just 700 million people. Economists suggest that the wealthiest individuals are most to blame.