Offsetting Emissions Using Forests; Urban Renewal Reparations

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California's forest offset program has generated more than $20 million "ghost credits" that don't achieve real climate benefits. ProPublica's Lisa Song explains the problem with the program. And, in Athens, Georgia, former residents of a neighborhood erased by Urban Renewal have won reparations of a sort. Georgia Public Broadcasting's Grant Blankenship reports. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's May 12, 2021, full broadcast. You can find more at — and follow us on TwitterInstagram or join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on May 12, 2021.


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