Mark Hertsgaard

Science, Tech & Environment

REDD Corruption

The plan to pay developing nations to save their forests and the carbon in them is potentially worth billions of dollars under the UN scheme called REDD, Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation. Nearly $4 billion dollars is already on the table, and this cash has attracted both conservationists and criminals.

German Politics

The Greens lose their place in government as a new coalition between the conservatives and the Social Democrats forms in Germany.