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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service


Press Releases

July 22, 2007   The USA Today published an article about climate change and increased poison ivy production entitled "With Global Warming comes a Rash of Poison Ivy".

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May 3, 2007   The Wall Street Journal published an article about climate change and allergies/asthma titled "Global Warming may be Spurring Allergy, Asthma".

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Feb 25, 2007   The LA Times published an article related to climate change and the impact on public health titled "Global Warming: Enough to Make You Sick."

 

Dec 21, 2006  The New York Times carried an article titled “In The Garden; With Warmer Weather, Different Decisions to Make.” which cited Dr. Ziska's work related to climate change and weed production.

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May 2006  -  Dr. Lewis Ziska’s research on the impact of climate change on pollen production was included in a National Geographic Magazine article on allergies.

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ARS News Articles

Using Weedy Rice Traits to Boost Cultivated Rice Yields
Dec 10, 2014
USDA Research on Climate Change, Effects of Warmer Winters Published in PLOS ONE
Jun 11, 2014
Potatoes Could Step Up Performance under Climate Change Pressure
Feb 03, 2014
Last Modified: 8/2/2007