Western Europe Archives - State of the Planet

Rhone Glacier Finely Tuned to Climate Changes

By chiseling hunks of stone from recently exposed bedrock near the edge of the Rhone Glacier, scientists were able to decipher the comings and goings of the ice over the past 11,000 years. That should help predict what will happen to glaciers in the warming world to come.

by |June 3, 2011

Climate Clock is Ticking for Pinot Noir

New studies of temperature records, grape harvests, and climate fluctuations over the Atlantic Ocean are yielding insights into how climate change might impact the production on Pinot Noir.

by |May 5, 2011