Switching grape varieties can help save world’s wine-growing regions: UBC study
Hotter temperatures threaten global wine production, with multiple studies now forecasting that more than half of regions suitable to planting wine grapes could be lost to climate change.
Jan 27, 2020
Climate cues and tree genes best predictor of leaf burst in spring
Thousands of people await the blooming of cherry trees as a welcome sign of spring every year. Now, thanks to new work by researchers at UBC and Université de Montréal, it may soon be possible to predict more precisely when the first tiny buds will burst forth.
May 7, 2019
A warming climate brings new crops to frigid zones
The Wall Street Journal reported on the impact of climate change on crops and highlighted work by UBC forest and conservation sciences professor Elizabeth Wolkovich. In a 2018 study published […]
Nov 26, 2018
Climate change is upending the predictability of Italy’s wine industry
The Seattle Times spoke to Elizabeth Wolkovich, an associate professor in UBC’s faculty of forestry, about the effect of climate change on the wine-making industry. “If [existing regions] don’t make […]
Nov 23, 2018