Global Warming Follies


Posted in Follies by tjgavin on April 9, 2008

Global warming may spark worldwide beer crisis: Experts

Experts say that barley crops could fail in the heat that may lead to the scarcity of one of the key ingredients of beer.

It will mean either there will be pubs without beer or the cost of beer will go up, the Daily Star quoted Jim Salinger, a climate scientist, as telling New Zealand’s Institute of Brewing and Distilling convention.

He said that the crisis could be prevented by developing heat-resistant strains of malting barley.

It will provide a lot of challenges, he added.


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