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Journalist Justin Catanoso on Climate Change in the Rainforest

When it comes to climate change, research and public attention tend to focus on how rising temperatures impact the environment and species of colder climes. Less is understood about the tropics where rain forests absorb greenhouse gases, play a major role in the earth's water cycle, and help regulate global temperatures. Journalist Justin Catanoso reports from Peru on the dynamics of global warming in the tropics and the short and long-term implications for us all.