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Poison Ivy Loves Climate Change! CO2 Boosts the Itch Power


Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, eco-friendly, greenliving, protection )

Cher Away
- 391 days ago - livinggreenmag.com
It takes a Pennsylvania journalist to educate me on why so much poison ivy is growing along the paths and up the trees in my home state of New York this summer.



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Barbara D. (95)
Wednesday July 31, 2013, 8:55 am
OH, S**T !! Like I don't have enough trouble with this nasty scourge? I live in the woods; the woods is full of poison ivy. I'm not even safe in my home because the critters carry the oils on their coats.
I agree with the article ~ when the dust settles poison ivy, noxious weeds and fleas, ticks, and roaches shall inherit the earth!
 

Allan Yorkowitz (453)
Wednesday July 31, 2013, 12:01 pm
This has been THE worst year for poison ivy ever. It's everywhere I least expect to find it. I'm almost at the point of pulling up my ground cover, and starting again.
 

Shanti S. (0)
Wednesday July 31, 2013, 1:21 pm
Thank you.
 

Jamie Clemons (280)
Wednesday July 31, 2013, 1:32 pm
I hate poison ivy
 

Robert O. (12)
Wednesday July 31, 2013, 5:38 pm
Thanks Cher.
 

Colleen L. (2)
Wednesday July 31, 2013, 7:22 pm
That's not good news to hear. Time to be on the lookout do whatever we can to prevent it. Thanks Cher
 

Julie E. (345)
Wednesday July 31, 2013, 8:53 pm
Be careful not to scratch yourself in sensitive area's if you may have been in contact with poison ivy :) My ding-a-ling ex did, haha!
 

GGmaSheila D. (162)
Wednesday July 31, 2013, 9:24 pm
Great, I get rid of two rats, just to come up against this crap. My consolation is though in small town MN, unlike Barbara D, I don't live in the woods. Noted with thanks.
 

Lona Goudswaard (68)
Thursday August 1, 2013, 3:12 am
Noted and spam reported
 

Maria S. (102)
Thursday August 1, 2013, 5:12 am
Noted. & reported spammer!
 

Aaron Bouchard (127)
Thursday August 1, 2013, 7:38 am
noted thanks
 

Lindsey O. (19)
Thursday August 1, 2013, 11:59 am
I'm getting itchy just thinking about poison ivy. Lots of it around where I live.

I'll bet kudzu's also happy as a clam under climate change conditions. Of course, kudzu seems to thrive under any conditions whatsoever (I'm firmly convinced it would adore the vacuum of outer space....)
 
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