Medieval harvests reveal climate change

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Leave it to the French to measure global climate change through the archives of 600 years of harvesting the pinot noir grape in Burgundy.A group of French climatologists and ecologists has pored over records squirrelled away in parish papers and obscure municipal files to find which day the fabled grapes were picked in each year stretching back to 1370.
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