Underreported: Accelerated Tree Growth and Climate Change

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Geoffrey Parker, a forest ecologist at the Smithsonian Institution has been measuring the size and rate of growth of tree trunks for 22 years. After looking at his data, he determined that many of the trees he was surveying were growing at rate two to four times faster than expected and climate change may be to blame. We’ll speak to Mr. Parker for our second Underreported segment.