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S8E1 Paying for a Healthy Planet

The Amazon has been called the lungs of the planet. Its dense jungles play a key role in absorbing the Earth’s greenhouse gases, but the forest is disappearing quickly. In this episode: research from Colombia, Africa and China illustrates how economics can help slow deforestation and combat the climate crisis.

This is the first in our series Climate Change Solutions.



Thank you

Jack Maples, Robert Thompson and Mitch Moste for voicing translations.

Duke student Joy Liu designed the artwork for the season.

Duke Climate Commitment

Duke Climate Commitment9/29Season 8 of Ways & Means is made possible thanks to support from the Office of the Provost at Duke University. This collaboration reflects the Duke ClimateCommitment, which unites the university’s education, research, operations, and public service missions to address the climate crisis. The commitment builds on Duke’s longstanding leadership in climate, energy, and sustainability to educate a new generation of climate-fluent innovators and create equitable solutions for all.