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More allergies due to climate change?

Neil King | Natalie Muller
May 26, 2023

By 2050, half the world's population could be affected by at least one allergy. Is global warming to blame? Find out more about rising pollen levels and one of the most allergenic plants in the world that is now also spreading in Germany. (This episode has been republished and updated).


Interviewees featured in this episode:

Claudia Traidl-Hoffmann, professor of environmental medicine at the University of Augsburg

Johannes Mazomeit, German botanist with the environmental group Pollichia