Critique of Pure Raisin


An article in New Scientist (including info that's appeared in other places) claims that global warming could "scorch up to 80 per cent of the US's grape-growing areas" by 2100.

The prediction comes from a model developed by Dr. Noah Diffenbaugh of Purdue University's Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, and says that while climate change might open up new areas for grape cultivation in the Pacific northwest and the northeastern states, the Napa valley and other current production areas will be "wiped out."

According to Ron Bailey, we're all global warmers now. And among we global warmers there are three types of people: dicks, pussies and assholes deniers, accepters, and exaggerators.

We can probably file this report under the last category.