A Cheap Fix for Climate Change? Pay People Not to Chop Down Trees

By BRAD PLUMER July 20, 2017 The tropical forests in western Uganda, home to a dwindling population of endangered chimpanzees, are disappearing at some of the fastest rates on Earth as local people chop down trees for charcoal and to clear space for...

A Fire-Scorched Arizona Pushes Prevention: Step 1, Clean Your Yard

By FERNANDA SANTOS June 30, 2017 PHOENIX — Wildfire season started early here this year. In two months, more than 20 fires have broken out across the bottom half of the state, from its southeastern tip, near New Mexico, to the outskirts of Tucson and...