Why do we still destroy tropical forests to produce food? In part, we can blame it on humanity’s tendency to prioritize short-term profits over long-term sustainability. But one more specific answer lies in the complexity of many “forest risk” commodity supply chains — a complexity that tends to hide the impacts of production from view.
As Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh continues to deny the allegations that he assaulted Christine Blasey Ford during a high school party in 1982, his supporters have raised questions about the reliability of memory. But latching onto discrepancies in small details is misguided, scientists say.