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Trouble brewing for coffee - half the land it needs to grow could be unfit by 2050

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Aug 31, 2016 01:04 AM
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by Tafline Laylin last modified Aug 30, 2016

Life without coffee sounds awfully grim and slow, but rising temperatures and changing rainfall patterns are brewing trouble for our holy beans - and the people who grow them. In a new report, Australia's climate institute warned that by 2050, 50 percent of the land currently used to grow coffee beans could be rendered unfit for the job, and wild coffee plants could be completely extinct by 2080. But climate change isn't some far off distant thing to worry about - it is already causing huge upheavals...





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