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How Global Warming Stacks Up

Great Lakes Bureau (Detroit PBS)
The Stewardship Network
West Michigan CISMA

Dr. Sarah Green, advisor to the United Nations on the global environment

Northern Michigan Red Pine Forest

I spoke with one of the world’s foremost experts on climate change, Dr. Sarah Green of Michigan Tech and Skeptical Science. Dr. Green also serves as an advisor to the United Nations on the future of our global climates.

What did we talk about? The growing issues facing Michigan’s native forest and plant species and how a warming Michigan means harsher conditions for our favorite natural environments.

Our native red and white pine forests, a Northern Michigan Red Pine forest shown here, cannot handle the increased stresses of a warming climate. We may lose them. Continue reading our conversation.