2020.06.19 science cover.jpg

Climate-driven Risks to the Climate Mitigation Potential of Forests

New research finds that forests can best be deployed in the fight against climate change with a proper understanding of the risks they face.

Journal Article in Science by William R. L. Anderegg, Anna T. Trugman, Grayson Badgley, Christa M. Anderson, Ann Bartuska, Philippe Ciais, Danny Cullenward, Christopher B. Field, Jeremy Freeman, Scott J. Goetz, Jeffrey A. Hicke, Deborah Huntzinger, Robert B. Jackson, John Nickerson, Stephen Pacala, and James T. Randerson — 1 minute read — June 19, 2020

View Journal Article


William R. L. Anderegg

School of Biological Sciences, University of Utah

Anna T. Trugman

Department of Geography, University of California, Santa Barbara

Grayson Badgley

School of Biological Sciences, University of Utah

Christa M. Anderson

World Wildlife Fund

Ann M. Bartuska

Senior Advisor

Philippe Ciais

Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l'Environnement, Institut Pierre Simon Laplace

Danny Cullenward

Stanford Law School

Christopher B. Field

Woods Institute for the Environment, Stanford University

Jeremy Freeman


Scott J. Goetz

School of Informatics and Computing, Northern Arizona University

Jeffrey A. Hicke

Department of Geography, University of Idaho

Deborah Huntzinger

School of Earth and Sustainability, Northern Arizona University

Robert B. Jackson

Woods Institute for the Environment, Department of Earth System Science and Precourt Institute, Stanford University

John Nickerson

Climate Action Reserve

Stephen Pacala

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University

James T. Randerson

Department of Earth System Science, University of California Irvine