Press: Forests and Climate

Press coverage from our 2016 Ecology Letters future forest growth paper


  • Arizona Public Media; UA Research Finds Trees May Absorb Less CO2; Story by Sara Hammond; July 22, 2016;
  • Jefferson Public Radio; The Exchange – Listener Call in show; Trees At The Tipping Point, with guest Noah Charney; By GEOFFREY RILEY & EMILY CURETON • JUL 20, 2016;
  • KJZZ; Trees May Be Less Guarded Against Climate Change Than Expected; Story by Mark Brodie; July 29, 2016;
  • Yale Climate Connections (airs on 263 radio station); Healthy Forests Soak Up Carbon; By Diana Madson;


  • Reuters/Climate Central/DailyMail/FuelAddicts; North American Forests Not a Climate Change Remedy hoped for; By Sebastien Malo, Thomson Reuters Foundation; Published: July 23rd, 2016
  • Bloomberg; Trees Can Limit Climate Change—Unless It Kills Them First; July 20, 2016 — 9:00 AM EDT; Amrith Ramkumar
  • Newsweek (7/20)/Reveal (7/21); Why trees won’t save us from climate change; Zoë Schlanger / July 21, 2016
  • ClimateWire; Don’t count on trees to save us from climate change; Brittany Patterson, E&E reporter; July 21, 2016
  • Eurasia Review/Phys.Org/EurekAlert!/ and the Environment; Press Release Copy (by Daniel Stolte); North American Forests Unlikely To Save Us From Climate Change
  • Courthouse News Service/AllGov/Alternet; Forests May Not Save Us From Climate Change; Sean Duffy; Thursday, July 21, 2016
  • Tech Times; North American Forests May Not Be The Remedy For Climate Change As Expected; 21 July 2016, 8:46 am EDT By Ted Ranosa Tech Times;
  • The Conversation; More CO2 won’t help northern forests or stave off climate change; Noah Charney
  • Daily Green – in Italian; Foreste fonte di carbonio? Uno studio lancia l’allarme; Scritto da Redazione il 21 luglio 2016 (From Bloomberg)
  • Business Insider; Don’t count on trees to stop the world from getting hotter — here’s why; Simone M. Scully; Jul. 20, 2016, 1:45 PM
  • Science World Report; Climate Change Update: Only Healthy Trees Can Save the Planet; Michael Fin; July 23, 2016
  • Tucson Sentinel; UA study: North American forests won’t nip climate change in the bud; Dennis Newman, July 24, 2016
  • Summit County Citizens Voice; Staff Report; Forests may not benefit from rising CO2 levels
  • International Business Times/The Heat is Online; BY SUSMITA BARAL; 07/28/16 AT 1:31 PM; Climate Change News: Why North American Forests Can’t Combat Greenhouse Effect
  • ProArb; Climate change can’t be reversed by trees; Posted by Holly Gillespie on Thursday, July 21, 2016