[MCN] Link to NSF: how drought kills trees

Lance Olsen lance at wildrockies.org
Mon Aug 21 11:57:35 EDT 2017

https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=242634 <https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=242634>

“Serious thresholds are crossed when forests convert to vegetation types without trees 
and, as a result, lose valued forest ecosystem services. ”
Constance I. Millar and Nathan L. Stephenson. Temperate forest health in an era of 
emerging megadisturbance. Science  21 August 2015
"… the race between climate dynamics and  climate policy will be a close one …."

Hans Joachim Schellenhuber. “Global warming: Stop worrying and start panicking?” 
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 2008

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