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Kudos to Trib reporter Brandon Loomis for his excellent series on the West's dying forests, including "Beetle invasion threatens forests from coast to coast" (Tribune, Oct. 28). He deserves a Pulitzer Prize.
It's time for Utah to rejoin the Western Climate Initiative, face the dangers of a rapidly warming planet and do its part to develop and apply concrete measures to mitigate the effects of climate change.