Climate change is winning the war on Christmas – temperatures in 82% of US cities in a study from NOAA have risen by at least 0.5°F since 1970.

When Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico in September 2017, it knocked out power island-wide, battered infrastructure, and stripped forests of their leaves. Over the months that ensued, upwards of a thousand people would die as a result of the storm. So would about 30 million trees.

How Did Sacramento Get So Many Trees? – capital public radio

The first known reference to Sacramento as the “City of Trees” dates back to 1855, and by the early 1900s the saying had clearly taken hold.

Forests in Arizona and the rest of the Southwest are entering a slow-growth period due to climate change.