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Potent Poison Ivy

Potent Poison Ivy

More CO2 means larger poison ivy plants and more toxic oil per plant.

Ocean Acidification: Impacts on Sea Life

Ocean Acidification: Impacts on Sea Life

In a more acidic ocean, shellfish, plankton and corals struggle to adapt.

Ocean Acidification: More CO2 = More Acidic

Ocean Acidification: More CO2 = More Acidic

CO2 mixes with seawater to form carbonic acid, making the oceans more acidic.

More CO2 = More Pollen

More CO2 = More Pollen

If CO2 emissions continue at the current pace, pollen counts are projected to nearly double by 2060.

Spring is Arriving Earlier in the U.S.

Spring is Arriving Earlier in the U.S.

Spring is arriving earlier across the U.S. by an average of three days.

Poison Ivy in a Warming World

Poison Ivy in a Warming World

Scientists say increased CO2 emissions are making poison ivy worse.

Autumn is Falling Back

Autumn is Falling Back

Foliage color and timing has been starting later, on average, in a warming world.

Significant Events for Spring 2013

Significant Events for Spring 2013

The highlights of NOAA's 2013 Spring climate summary.