Record-setting heat and dryness plagued many of the lower 48 states in 2012. While 2013 hasn’t been as extreme, half of the country continues to suffer from dry to exceptional drought, according to the U.S. drought monitor. It’s a trend that’s likely to continue as the global climate changes, …read more


Triple Threat: Trees At Risk By Drought, Heat, And Fire 20 August,2013KQED Science


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