Scientists often wish they had a crystal ball when it comes to climate predictions. But there’s a place to get a sneak peek of changes on the way: on high mountain peaks. There, the climate is shifting faster than it is closer to sea level. We join a team of botanists determined to get to the bottom of issue by going to the top.
This aired on The California Report on 9/16/11. There are more pictures and a post about the GLORIA Survey on the Climate Watch blog.