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Some believe that increased carbon emissions could produce faster growing plants, but some scientists worry that it could mean more toxic and invasive species.

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Sources:

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41477-021-00938-6
https://eos.org/articles/famine-weed-becomes-more-toxic-invasive-in-carbon-rich-atmosphere
https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/esnt/2021/nasa-at-your-table-climate-change-and-its-environmental-impacts-on-crop-growth
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/projects/cp/climate/2015-paris-climate-talks/what-climate-change-looks-like-poison-ivy
https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/abfcfa
https://blog.invasive-species.org/2020/10/28/establishing-parthenium-leaf-beetle-zygogramma-bicolorata-at-new-sites-in-pakistan/
https://elifesciences.org/articles/3233
https://employees.csbsju.edu/ssaupe/biol106/lectures/poison.htm

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