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Report: Climate change to equal more fires, insect infestations in US forests




A U.S. Forest Service firefighter stands near a smoldering hillside at the Williams fire in the Angeles National Forest on Sept. 4, 2012 north of Glendora.
A U.S. Forest Service firefighter stands near a smoldering hillside at the Williams fire in the Angeles National Forest on Sept. 4, 2012 north of Glendora.
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A new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture says climate change will dramatically reshape America's outdoor spaces in the coming years.

The report compiled data from more than 1,000 studies. David Peterson, a research biologist with the USDA, joins the show to discuss the implications of this new report.