Christmas trees hit by climate, supply disruptions

Even Christmas trees aren’t immune to the pandemic-induced shortages and inflation plaguing the economy. Extreme weather and supply chain disruptions have reduced supplies and raised prices for both real and artificial trees this season. (Dec. 2)

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Supply Chain Issues Raise Prices Of Christmas Trees, Create Scarcity

Christmas decorations could cost consumers significantly more this year, as supply chain issues caused by the Covid-19 pandemic are raising prices in the Christmas tree industry. Dasha Burns reports on how everything from trees to lights and wreaths are going up in price.

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Christmas tree shortage affecting real and artificial trees ahead of holiday season

Around 75% of American households display a Christmas tree, but this year it may be more difficult to find both real and artificial ones. Nikki Battiste went to a Christmas farm in Massachusetts to see why they aren’t opening this year and what the tree shortage means for those celebrating the holiday.

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Trees protect Africa’s farmers from desert

The ‘Great Green Wall’ that was once envisioned as a way for Africa to fight climate change has stalled creating a shift in focus to smaller community based projects to stop the expanding desert. (Nov. 18)

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