Allergies

Alarmists frequently assert that global warming is making allergies and asthma worse. Scientists have documented a substantial greening of the Earth in recent decades as more atmospheric carbon dioxide and warmer temperatures facilitate more plant growth. A side-effect of more plant life is more pollen in the air. More pollen may aggravate allergies and asthma, but few would argue that a world with declining plant life is better than a world with more abundant plant life.

Sorry, U.S. News & World Report, Plant Growth Is Good, Not a Climate Harm

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On Monday, U.S. News & World Report (USNWR) became the latest corporate media outlet to run a seasonal story saying climate change is making life harder for allergy sufferers. This is likely true, but...

WaPo Rehashes Tired Allergy-Climate Change Connection, Misses the Bigger Good News

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The Washington Post (WaPo) published a story today, titled “Climate change is making pollen season even worse across the country,” claiming the modest warming experienced over the past century is worsening allergy seasons. This...

Sorry, Associated Press, a Greener World Is a Blessing, Even if Allergies Increase

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A story by Seth Borenstein published by the Associated Press, titled “The Big Sneeze: Climate change to make pollen season nastier,” complains the modest warming experienced over the past century has lengthened allergy seasons....

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