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Argentinian wine industry prepares for climate change

Argentinian wine industry prepares for climate change

An article by Marcela Valente in Argentina’s famed Mendoza wine country says that wine producers in the region are taking note of the effect of rising temperatures on grapes, based on a report produced by Price Waterhouse Coopers in 2009. According to the report, in the South American wine-producing region that stretches across both sides […]

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Food security study warns of climate change impact on global food supply

A new study of the effects of climate change on global agriculture, published by University of Washington climate researcher David Battisti in the journal Science, voices concerns about a global, “perpetual food crisis.” The study shows that climate disruption may cause massive, simultaneous crop failures in many regions as early as 2040. Findings based on […]

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Vineyards in Spain Embrace Adaptation

Climate change poses significant threats to the wine industry, but a clutch of producers in one of Spain’s hardest-hit regions say they have found a way to survive and even profit from it.Raising temperatures result in grapes containing more sugar and thus more alcohol, but higher alcohol content wines have become less popular. Drought can […]