Thicker-leaved tropical plants may flourish as CO2 rises, which could be good for climate

“Our work suggests that by shifting which plants are growing in the forest there may be less dire consequences of higher CO2 than other studies have suggested,” Swann said. “There…

Scientists identify a temperature tipping point for tropical forests

Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute All living things have tipping points: points of no return, beyond which they cannot thrive. A new report in Science shows that maximum daily temperatures above…