African Farmers Grow Trees, Reverse Climate Change

Full article here.

“Farmers in the western Sahel have achieved a remarkable success by deploying a secret weapon often overlooked in wealthier places: trees. Not planting trees. Growing them.”

The new swath of green trees is so thick, it’s visible from space.

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Science stories, revisited

Statistics abound in the popular press, and they’ve often been stretched out of shape like the results of a global game of telephone. This blog entry traces the history of a oft-quoted statistic (10 percent of Wall Street employees are psychopaths)┬áthat bears little resemblance to its scientific underpinnings.

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