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Winemakers Feel the Heat

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Winemakers Feel the Heat

Savor that French champagne this holiday season—in the future, sparkling wine may come from Britain, Vancouver, or even Tasmania. With the prospect of climate change looming, and technology enabling grape growing in regions once thought beyond the vintner’s pale, scientists predict substantial shifts in global wine production. The changes could turn the wine market on its head and force seasoned oenophiles to consider—gasp—the finer points of a New Hampshire cabernet


By CFR, USA.


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Speakers at AAAS Co-Sponsored Panel Urge National Commitment on Climate Change

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Speakers at AAAS Co-Sponsored Panel Urge National Commitment on Climate Change

Americans must begin to mitigate the effects of climate change, not simply adapt to them, "because there are no emergency rooms for planets and our planet is getting sicker by the day," U.S. Rep. Edward J. Markey said at panel discussion at AAAS. The nation must take preventative care right now, Markey said, because adaptation later will be prohibitively expensive, especially in the poorest parts of the world.


By AAAS, USA.


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