Climate change is killing alpine skiing

World Jan 21, 2020

Climate change is killing alpine skiing

by Catherine Bosley and Boris Groendahl

At the northern edge of the Alps, ski runs near the foot of Germany's highest mountain snake down the greenish-brown slopes in narrow white ribbons of artificial snow. Like other resorts at relatively low altitude, global warming has left its mark on Garmisch-Partenkirchen — the ...

Spring frosts, hail and heat wave put dent in French wine output

World Aug 27, 2019

Spring frosts, hail and heat wave put dent in French wine output

French wine production will fall 12 percent this year after vines were damaged by spring frosts, drought and hail, but quality will remain generally good, the agriculture ministry said on Tuesday. In its second estimate for 2019, the ministry forecast production of 43.4 million hectolitres, ...