November 26 Energy News



¶ “Wine and the Weather – How Will a Changing Climate Affect Santa Barbara’s Wine?” • Climate change can be very different for neighboring microclimates. With more warming, vineyards near the coast it may see more fog, while those farther inland may see warming weather that requires shading grape clusters. [Santa Barbara Independent]

Santa Barbara County (Courtesy Hilliard Bruce Vineyards)

¶ “Michael Howard: Low-carbon wind is set to power Brexit Britain. The work that Thatcher, Major and I undertook is paying off.” • John Major, and Michael Howard signed the UN climate change convention for Britain 25 years ago. Three years earlier, Margaret Thatcher was the first world leader to call for such a convention. [Conservative Home]


¶ Europe’s race to quit coal has hit a speed bump as energy companies face local political resistance to the closure of power stations burning the polluting fuel. For…

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