Wednesday, March 25, 2015

The Fate of Trees

The Fate of Trees: How Climate Change May Alter Forests World Wide This is an interesting read from Rolling Stone on the impact of climate change to our forests. Its not a very rosy picture. 25% of the worlds land surface is covered by forests, which are great consumers of the carbon we produce. Increased mortality from heat stress, drought, insects, fire, urbanization can be expected as we move towards mid century. It becomes a clear imperative that we protect and enhance our urban forests.

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