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Check out N.M.’s burn scar to see crisp evidence of climate change

ABQ Journal: Along with 35 people from Albuquerque, Santa Fe and Taos, from teenagers to retirees, I joined New Energy Economy’s Las Conchas hike last Saturday, a stark and informative experience that displayed the realities of climate change on New Mexico’s forests. The hike was led by self-described “global climate change ecologist” Henry Adams, whose research on the effects of climate change in the Southwest is fairly extensive and connects drought with insects/pathogens with higher temperatures with megafires....