​​​​​Master Brewers Webinar: How Will Climate Change Affect The Brewing Industry?

Broadcast Date: May 31, 2022 | 11:00am Central​

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Webinar Summary

The focus of most sustainability efforts in breweries is on resource management, yet climate change will impact every aspect of the industry especially supply chain quality and availability.  To increase resilience to these changes and develop strategies for adapting, brewers and brewery owners need to understand the nature of this threat.

Attendees will learn:

  • About the basic mechanisms in the Earth system that are responsible for climate change
  • The current evidence that the climate is changing, and the predictions about what is in store in various future scenarios
  • How the brewing industry specifically is affected 
  • About options for adaptation of practices in the brewery

About the Presenter

Dr. Steve Bertman
Michigan University

Dr. Steve Bertman is a Professor of the Environment and Sustainability at Western Michigan University.  His work focuses on the organic chemistry of the atmosphere and how the atmosphere interacts with the biosphere.​​