Thirteen major US companies today took the White House's "American Business Act on Climate" pledge to slash their greenhouse gas emissions to slow climate change. The pledges commit to at least $140 billion in new low-carbon investment.
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About This Series Colombia's Tolo River People collectively own 32,000 acres of rainforest, and that forest feeds the river on which they depend. Bu...
Reaching for my crystal ball, let me be the first to tell you -- today -- what Merriam-Webster's word of 2012 will be: "Avoided Deforestation."
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