Climate Change: French Wine Producers on the Front Line

We have reached a pivotal moment. Climate change is here, we can see it, we are experiencing it”, Jérôme Despey, secretary general of the FNSEA, the main agricultural union, told the AFP. In an environment in crisis and greatly impacted by scepticism from all sides, this growing awareness among the agricultural sector, the first collateral victims of climate change, is more than praiseworthy. While the economic stakes are enormous, the big question now is to know whether French wine production will be able to adapt to the new meteorological constraints in time; the latest data are far from reassuring: change is already here, now, and happening faster than expected…

https://www.sudouest.fr/vin/pour-le-vin-francais-une-course-contre-la-montre-pour-s-adapter-au-changement-climatique-5187876.php

https://www.capital.fr/economie-politique/rechauffement-climatique-le-vin-francais-face-a-un-enorme-defi-1412102

https://www.la-croix.com/vin-francais-course-contre-montre-adapter-changement-climatique-2021-08-17-1301171060

https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/france-forecasts-fall-weather-hit-wine-output-historic-low-2021-08-06/

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