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Colorado Contends with Record-Setting Wildfires

Colorado Contends with Record-Setting Wildfires

Colorado Contends with Record-Setting Wildfires John Fialka DENVER—A weather drama is playing out in the forests of north-central Colorado as two record wildfires—supercharged as the result of climate change—meet the first large snowstorm of the winter. One possible outcome is that the snowstorm dampens the two fires so the 3,500 firefighters struggling to…

Forests Getting Younger and Shorter

Forests Getting Younger and Shorter

Forests Getting Younger and Shorter Annie Sneed Old, big trees are dying faster than in the past, leaving younger, less biodiverse forests worldwide that store less carbon. Go to Source Author: Annie Sneed {authorlink} https://static.scientificamerican.com/sciam/assets/Image/newsletter/salogo.png Scientific American Content: Global http://rss.sciam.com/ScientificAmerican-Global Science news and technology updates from Scientific American