Climate Change Could Make This Spring the Worst Allergy Season Ever

Climate Change Could Make This Spring the Worst Allergy Season Ever

Source: Prevention

As global temperatures continue to rise, climate change continues to pose a serious risk to our planet: Glaciers are shrinking, coral reefs are losing their vivid colors, extreme weather (such as wildfires and hurricanes) is causing humanitarian crises, pollution is degrading our air quality, and destruction of natural habitats is endangering animals. It’s not surprising that these conditions also pose a serious risk to human health, too. Warmer temperatures, rising sea levels, and extreme storms lead to poorer food, water, and air quality, higher risk of heat-related deaths and disease, and even mental health problems, according to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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