SOS! Can Gurgaon Handle a Beer Drought?


SOS! Can Gurgaon Handle a Beer Drought?

Illustration: Akshita Monga


limate change is one of those vague threats most of us feel won’t affect our lives directly. Sure, the Earth might be getting hotter, and the polar ice caps might be melting, but we’re not going to be around to see the ill-effects of that, surely? Perhaps, but we’re already looking at a world where the changing climate might mean we will no longer be able to grow chocolate and avocado. Even worse, frequent droughts will reduce global barley production, which means our worst fears will be realised — the beer trap will run dry.