The (Very Slow) Race to Move Forests in Time to Save Them

Trees have always migrated to survive. But now they need help to avoid climate catastrophe.

This story originally appeared on Mother Jones and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration.

I drove to Oregon because I wanted to see the future. Our rapidly changing climate vexes me, keeps me up at night—perhaps you’ve felt this too—and recently I’d become particularly preoccupied with trees. In California, where I live, climate change helped kill nearly 62 million trees in 2016 alone, and last year, <a data-offer-url="https://www.fire.ca.gov/incidents/2020/" class="external-link" data-event-click="{"element":"ExternalLink","outgoingURL":"https://www.fire.ca.gov/incidents/2020/"}" href="https://www.fire.ca.gov/incidents/2020/"

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