Australian wine under threat from climate change, as grapes ripen early. Wine grapes ripening up to two days earlier each year, as viticultural experts warn some traditional varieties may be abandoned in warmer areas
From 2020 onwards, the predicted increase in drought frequency is estimated to cost Australia $7.3 billion annually, reducing the nation’s GDP by 1% per year. | ‘Climate Change 2015: Growing Risks, Critical Choices’ - published by Climate Council
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