The Pine Beetle Epidemic: Carbon Emissions

· Apr. 5, 2010, 4:00 pm

Research shows that trees killed in insect outbreaks can release enough CO2 to upset a county's - or state's - carbon dioxide balance. Ryan Warner talks with Senior Research Scientist Werner Kurz, of the Canadian Forest Service, about what that this could mean for Colorado. Part of an occasional series. View other Pine Beetle stories.

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