Climate Change: Impact on Plants – PW005

Plants and Climate Change: How will plants survive the wide swings in climate that are expected in the next century?

To understand how short-term weather patterns, altered atmospheric composition, and climate change drive plant physiology, the structure of biological communities, and ecosystem processes, join Dr. Michael Loik, Professor of Environmental Studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz on this episode of Planet Watch Radio. Dr. Loik will discuss the drought in California and its impact on fire risk, as will as plant adaptation, climate change mitigation, and development of new technologies to reduce atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations. Air Date: February 5, 2017 on  KSCO radio station AM1080

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