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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

Commercial and industrial customers pushing for resilience, reliability, and sustainability from utilities

Commercial and industrial customers pushing for resilience, reliability, and sustainability from utilities

Emily Holbrook writes on the Environmental Leader website about a new report about what commercial and industrial customers are expecting from its utility providers. When it comes to electricity, they are expecting more renewables. Are these your findings from your experience?   Report: Utilities Must Commit to Renewable Energy or Industrial Clients May Turn to … Continue reading

Rotterdam has a floating dairy farm that could help protect cities from food security risks associated with climate change

Rotterdam has a floating dairy farm that could help protect cities from food security risks associated with climate change

We are always interested in seeing innovative projects in our energy transition. It was a surprise to see this article by Lauren Comiteau on Canada’s CBC News website explaining about a floating dairy farm in the Netherlands. They call this a “transfarmation.” What are your views?   World’s 1st floating dairy farm could help cities … Continue reading

Refusing to follow EU rules on energy efficiency standards will put UK manufacturers on the back foot

Refusing to follow EU rules on energy efficiency standards will put UK manufacturers on the back foot

In recent months, Andrew Warren, a former special advisor to the House of Commons environment select committee and a regular contributor to EiD, has written on the impact of Brexit on aspects of British energy efficiency policy.  Actually, these have implications for important industries in Britain. In this article, recently published on the Business Green … Continue reading