11 Nov '11, 11pm

Climate change is messing with cocktail hour

Climate change is messing with cocktail hour

Photo: Kenn Wilson Come Friday, I'm usually pretty torched after a typical week of being attacked as a hypocrite for working on climate change in the ski industry. So, often, I'll join our company CFO for a cocktail. Our favorite is a Manhattan, which I mix up with some Gentleman Jack if possible, because I like owner Brown-Forman's work on climate change . And, in theory, I escape. Or so I thought. But it turns out that global warming may affect weather patterns crucial to the bourbon aging process , according to a terror-inducing study conducted for the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Hey, now. Come on. Things are getting a little personal now. For years, we've been hearing that climate change will lead to increased drought, fire, superstorms, floods, threats to oceans and fisheries, and disruptions to food and water supplies. But that's just standard apocalypse. Now climate c...

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