After a major wildfire, we can at least console ourselves with the knowledge that forests grow back. Or do they?
New research out of Colorado State University examined forest fire zones in several Western states... and found that on the warmer Earth of today, forest regeneration happens more slowly, or not at all.
Camille Stevens-Rumann is an assistant professor at CSU.
She visits with the details of her study, which show dramatic differences over just 23 years of data.