Forest Digest: June 10, 2018
The moral calculus of climate change – MIT News
Students from MIT took part in a philosophy class that required students to explore the implications of global warming. Through a game known as the “Prisoner’s Dilemma,” the students were challenged to create new solutions for climate change.
A new report from World Bank Report states that countries who are typically poorer are more likely to feel the impact of climate change sooner and more intensely.
With a new bill passing in Hawaii, the state aims to become carbon neutral by 2045. This is accompanied by two other climate bills; one requires the state to use carbon offsets to restore state forests; the other requires that sea level rise be factored into new building projects.
Research from the University of Vermont suggests a resurgence of red spruce is due to cleaner air standards and a warmer climate.
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