Global Change Biology

Amazon Responds Rapidly To Climate

Stanford scientists find Amazon rain forest responds quickly to extreme climate events. The carbon balance in the Amazon can change quickly in response to heat and…


Trees Yield Past Rainfall Data

Paperbark tree to reveal how climate change has affected rainfall in the past. Tree leaves preserved in ancient wetlands could be used to reconstruct past rainfall activity…


Climate Change Will Affect US Forests

Model predicts how forests will respond to climate change. Drought could render the US Northeast’s mixed forests unsustainable after 2050, according to research using a new…