Posted by: Sandy Steinman | February 22, 2018

Half of California’s Vegetation Could Be Threatened By Climate Change

ScienceDaily reports

Current levels of greenhouse gas emissions are putting nearly half of California’s natural vegetation at risk from climate stress. However, cutting emissions so that global temperatures increase by no more than 2 degrees Celsius could reduce those impacts by half, with about a quarter of the state’s natural vegetation affected, according to a new study.

Read full article at Nearly half of California’s vegetation at risk from climate stress: Slashing emissions to Paris Climate Agreement targets could reduce impacts 20-30 percent — ScienceDaily


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