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Rising CO2 Increases the Size of Poison Ivy Plants

Rising CO2 Increases the Size of Poison Ivy Plants

Better grab your calamine lotion. More CO2 means bigger poison ivy plants.

Tropical Trends - Hurricane’s and Climate Change

Tropical Trends - Hurricane’s and Climate Change

The Power Dissipation Index for hurricanes has been on the rise since 1970, along with sea surface temperatures.

A Seasonal & Regional Tornado Breakdown

A Seasonal & Regional Tornado Breakdown

The probability of a tornado touchdown somewhere in the U.S. jumps to nearly 80 percent in May and nearly 90 percent in June.

Rising Global Temperatures and CO2

Rising Global Temperatures and CO2

The amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has a strong correlation with rising temperatures.

CO2 Hits Climate Milestone

CO2 Hits Climate Milestone

April 2014 was the first month in human history with average CO2 levels above 400 ppm.

Temps Marching Upward Since First Earth Day

Temps Marching Upward Since First Earth Day

The contiguous U.S. has warmed 2.1°F since the first Earth Day in 1970.

More CO2 = More Pollen

More CO2 = More Pollen

Climate change has increased pollen counts and the length of the pollen season, trends that are expected to continue through mid-century.

Spring Snow Cover

Spring Snow Cover

While this has been a snowy winter, the past 50 years have shown a trend of less overall spring snow cover in the Northern Hemisphere.