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Study: Climate Change Threatens ‘Nearly All' US Forests

Nearly all forests in the United States are under threat from climate change, new research indicates. Writing in the journal Global Change Biology, researchers from 14 institutions say higher temperatures and changing precipitation patterns are happening so fast the forests do not have time to respond. The researchers say that we are already seeing the effects in the West, where bark beetles and wildfires are impacting forests. They added that climate models show a likelihood that...

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