Return of Trees to Eastern U.S. Kept Region Cool as Planet Warmed

Return of Trees to Eastern U.S. Kept Region Cool as Planet Warmed

Over the 20th century, the U.S. as a whole warmed by 1.2 degrees F (0.7 degrees C), but across much the East, temperatures dropped by 0.5 degrees F (0.3 degrees C). A new study posits that the restoration of lost forest countered warming, keeping the region cool.

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