Tropical deforestation contributes more to global warming than all the vehicles on earth. Does the world have a plan to deal with it?
Video from the "Understanding REDD" event
held 10/30/09 at the New America Foundation
based on the Washington Monthly
Special Report "A Clear Cut Crisis"
Introduction: Change in the Air Past efforts to save tropical forests have largely failed. The world community, prompted by rising concerns about climate change, is finally considering a solution that might work. by Roger D. Stone
The Long Hot Summer Researchers are starting to make sense of a severe drought that ravaged the Amazon rainforest four years ago. Their findings are terrifying. by Paul Brown
Big REDD Right now, there’s more money to be made cutting tropical forests down than leaving them standing. Environmental policymakers are trying to reverse that equation. by Rhett Butler
From Kyoto to Copenhagen
This December, the world community will meet in Denmark to fashion a new climate change treaty. Deforestation is on the agenda. What are the odds of a deal? by David Adam