Iconic Forests Reaching Climate Tipping Points in American West, Study Finds

Source: Inside Climate News

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Climate change in the American West may be crossing an ominous threshold, making parts of the region inhospitable for native ponderosa pine and Douglas fir forests to regrow after wildfires, new research suggests. Wildfires in these areas could lead to abrupt ecosystem changes that would otherwise take decades to centuries.

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