Pollen deposits contributing to global warming: Professor Jonny Peter

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This year saw some of the highest recorded pollen counts in history, which had cities from Europe to the US covered in clouds of pollen as a result of global warming. A spike in South Africa’s pollen production has also been flagged by local scientists who are calling for an urgent expansion of the country’s pollen monitoring programme. Given the rise in pollen production globally, it has now become crucial for us to keep a closer eye on pollen as seasons worsen. For more on this we are joined from our Sea Point studios by Prof Jonny Peter, Head of the Allergy unit at UCT’s Lung Institute…

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