Is a Warmer Climate Wilting The Forests of the North?

@article{Taubes1995IsAW,
  title={Is a Warmer Climate Wilting The Forests of the North?},
  author={Gary Taubes},
  journal={Science},
  year={1995},
  volume={267},
  pages={1595 - 1595}
}
  • G. Taubes
  • Published 17 March 1995
  • Environmental Science
  • Science
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