Researchers: Climate change is turning Earth’s northern latitudes green

Researchers caution that plant growth in the north may not stay on its current trajectory because an amplified greenhouse effect will increase the frequency of forest fires, droughts and pest infestations.

Researchers: Climate change is turning Earth’s northern latitudes green

Science Recorder | James Fluere | Sunday, March 10, 2013

Reporting in the journal Nature Climate Change, an international team of researchers writes that the northern latitudes have experienced a significant reduction in temperature and vegetation seasonality. They contend that vegetation growth at Earth's northern latitudes is starting to look a lot like the green latitudes to the south... To continue reading, subscribe to Science Recorder today.

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