Heat waves threaten the survival of trees
Today’s Video of the Day comes from the Oak Ridge National Laboratory and features a look at how trees are affected by short-term extreme heat waves.
Climate change is projected to bring an increase in extreme weather and heat waves across the globe. According to the new research, entire trees are affected by the severe heat from leaf to root, and prolonged exposure can even threaten their overall health and survival.
Video Credit: Jenny Woodbery/Oak Ridge National Laboratory, U.S. Dept. of Energy