Higher temperatures may doom many trees

By Scientific American – February 3, 2016

Drought is projected to intensify in frequency and severity, bringing with it more wildfires, insect-induced tree mortality and a host of economic impacts as global temperatures rise, according to a comprehensive scientific assessment released by the U.S. Forest Service.

Simply put, the report released Monday synthesizes a growing body of research that finds that drought is not good for America’s forests.

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