Germany Climate PoliticsIn this Aug. 2, 2019 photo, trees destroyed by the bark beetle stand in a forest near Oderbrueck in the German state Lower Saxony. The sight of bare trees has stoked debate in Germany about the impact of climate change and what measures this heavily industrialized nation should be taking to adapt to and prevent global warming. (Julian Stratenschulte/dpa via AP)
BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s forests — long a source of pride and national identity — are feeling the heat.
A second consecutive year of unusually dry and warm weather has left swaths of dead and dying trees, fueling fears that the storied woods in more than a few of the fairytales by the Brothers Grimm could be heading for