Restoring Scotland’s peatland in drive to reduce GHG emissions could lead to problems for its Scotch whisky industry

Restoring Scotland’s peatland in drive to reduce GHG emissions could lead to problems for its Scotch whisky industry

While very little of the peat extracted annually is for whisky, the industry is caught up in the government’s efforts to restore Scotland’s peatlands. Charlie Parker explains latest developments in an article on The Times website.   Green plans for saving peat are risky to whisky The Scottish whisky industry faces a critical shortage of … Continue reading

Impact of climate change on the wine industry

Impact of climate change on the wine industry

It is important to understand what climate change will do to various industries.  Laura Reiley writes on the Washington Post website about the impact on the wine industry.   Goodbye cabernet sauvignon. How climate change will end wine as we know it. The prospect of hotter summers, warmer winters, drought and violent weather events have … Continue reading