Mountain pine beetle causing unseen trouble

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Forests ravaged by mountain pine beetle, like this one near the Alberta-B.C. border, could actually be warmer than healthy forests (Wikimedia Commons).
A recent scientific finding suggests the Mountain Pine Beetle is literally turning up the heat in B.C.

Holly Maness and her team report the epidemic is raising the thermometer by one degree in the summer.

That sounds small, but the potential impact is significant.

Holly Maness speaks with host Shelley Joyce.

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