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To Stop Deforestation, Give People Money

To Stop Deforestation, Give People Money

Solutions to inequality are often portrayed as being at odds with environmental protection. It doesn’t have to be an either-or choice, though. A new study argues that an Indonesian program to help people out of poverty also saved trees. It shows that sometimes you just need to give people money.

The Dangerous Seduction Of A Trillion Trees

The Dangerous Seduction Of A Trillion Trees

The arc of U.S. Republican climate politics has gone from supporting market solutions like cap and trade to outright denial over the years. The fetid nature of U.S. conservative climate politics has done wonders for short-term political gain and obscenely enriched a small cadre of fossil fuel executives and lobbyists….