Thursday, July 20, 2017

Global warming is now threatening wine production in the Mediterranean

Global warming is now threatening wine production in the Mediterranean

We all know that global warming will trigger sea level rises, and cause mass disruption to our civilisation on a worldwide scale.


But there’s a more imminent danger which will leave some drinkers gasping - rising temperatures are disrupting wine production, threatening wine supplies from hotter countries.


A new report says slightly increased temperatures in the Mediterranean region as a result of global warming may result in labour and productivity losses in the European wine industry.


An article in the Temperature journal outlines the effects of high temperatures on the labour output and productivity of manual agricultural grape-picking workers.


Full story at http://ind.pn/2gMrXwT


Source: Independent


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