The coffee industry is actively combatting the effects of climate change. From providing seeds to monitoring production and suggesting new agricultural practices for their partner growers, larger coffee companies are using their knowledge and resources to help everyone adapt. And there’s no choice: between rising demand for top-quality beans and the potential for supply disruption. Of the organizations, Starbucks has spearheaded farm development, especially in Costa Rica. All of the on-the-ground work is leading to vast new bodies of research and regulated development. With this knowledge, perhaps the coffee belt can be saved amidst changing conditions. Read more at Time.
Climate Change Poses a Threat to Coffee