Climate change

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University of Missouri-Columbia research associate professor ermeritus of forest health and mycology, Johann Bruhn, says climate change is already affecting Ozark forests. Bruhn travels with Citizen Climate Lobby Missouri co-coordinator, George Laur, educating the public. The USDA Forest Service has launched an online Climate Change Resource Center to provide guidance.

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Hundreds gathered in Fayetteville Friday for a climate strike. They demanded elected leaders take climate change more seriously.

Today on Community Spotlight, Pete talks with Fayetteville High School senior Blue Brasher about the NWA Climate Strike.  The Strike will take place tomorrow, September 27th, from 12 P.M. to 4 P.M. on the Fayetteville Town Square.  

The Strike will feature a human-powered parade, vegetarian and vegan food trucks, a concert, and more.  

The NWA Climate Strike is scheduled for 12 to 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27 on the Fayetteville Square. Attendees can expect speeches, music and a bit of fun.

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Peter Ungar, Distinguished Professor of anthropology and director of the Environmental Dynamics Program, will contribute to a two-year project studying the impact of climate change on the environment of the Yamal Peninsula of Russian Siberia.