No easy answer

Randerson, James
April 2002
New Scientist;4/13/2002, Vol. 174 Issue 2338, p16
Focuses on the impact of climate change on the forest in the U.S. Problems on global carbon dioxide emissions; Increase levels of carbon dioxides; Views of William Schlinger on the problem of global warming.


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