May 18, 2011 – Segment 2

Are your allergies worse this year?  Turns out there could be an unexpected culprit – global climate change.  We’ve heard a lot about the affects that climate change will have on the environment – from more extreme weather to rising sea level to changing habitats.  But how will it affect our own health?  We tackle that question today with Dan Ferber, co-author with Dr. Paul Epstein of Changing Planet, Changing Health: How the Climate Crises Threatens Our Health and What We Can Do about It.