26 Aug 2016: Ragweed Allergies Could Double In Europe as Global Temperatures Rise
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Ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia)
The number of people suffering from ragweed allergies in Europe could more than double by mid-century due to climate change, according to a new study published in the journal Environmental Health Prospectives. Warming global temperatures, the research found, will help increase the distribution of ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia) by making more areas of the continent suitable for its growth. Higher temperatures will also make growing seasons longer and increase pollen
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