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Reducing the Carbon Footprint of Wine

Do you love wine, but are also concerned about its carbon footprint? The carbon footprint of wine includes production, packaging, and transportation. Wine is grown using energy intensive petrochemical fertilizers and pesticides, processed through heavy machinery and packaged using glass, corks, glue and labels. That heavy bottle then needs to travel thousands of miles before it ends up in your…

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New research warns of longterm effects of climate change even after emissions stop

CO2 Inertia Will Trigger Climate Change for Next Millennium, Study Says

According to a research study just published in the journal Nature Geoscience, climate change will persist, and in some parts of the world intensify, from the increased levels of atmospheric CO2 long after humans stop burning fossil fuels – for a millennium or more, the report says. Longterm climate change In even a best case, real-world scenario where anthropogenic carbon emissions…

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