Impact of Climate Change as Tens of Millions of Trees Die in the Rocky Mountains in the last 15 years

Rantings From a Virtual Soapbox

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Global warming is no longer a philosophical threat, no longer a future threat, no longer a threat at all. It’s our reality.
Bill McKibbe

I would like to share with you today the following which I came across from Care2s’ daily action.

Protect The Rocky Mountain Forests From Climate Change,

In the past 15 years, tens of millions of trees have died in the Rocky Mountains. Hotter and drier conditions driven by climate change have made wildfires, tree-killing insects and the stress of heat and drought more intense.

If these climate change impacts remain unchecked, the Rocky Mountain’s iconic tree species and their crucial role in our environment will significantly decrease in the years ahead. The decay of our nation’s forests is something we can’t afford to ignore.

Please take a stand for forests and watch the Union of Concerned Scientists’ short video on how we can protect the Rocky Mountain…

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