Climate change could see pubs run dry – Niwa

A climate scientist is warning that climate change could affect beer production within 25 years.

National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (Niwa) climate scientist Dr Jim Salinger said climate change could see a decline of malting barley production in parts of Canterbury and across the Tasman.

“It will mean either there will be pubs without beer or the cost of beer will go up,” Dr Salinger said.

He said there could be an expansion of malting barley production in Otago and Southland.

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  1. Have you heard that we might be already over global warning. 2007 was actually 0.7 (I think) celcius degrees lower than average. Now we might be heading towards Ice Age !How that would affect beer production?

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