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Tango0103 Dec 2016 3:28 p.m. PST

…To Global Warming?.

"If global warming takes a victim, it will first come for coffee. Temperatures rising in the areas, such as Latin America, that produce coffee have been suffering from side effects of global warming: higher temperatures, a fungus called coffee rust, and severe drought. If you're thinking, well, we still have Africa, think again: scientists predict that if we don't get our act together, African produced coffee will disappear too…"
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Mako11 Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member03 Dec 2016 8:16 p.m. PST

To be replace by formerly temperate, American and European coffee, instead.

Hopefully, for those that like it, it'll be less expensive due to lower transport costs to the consumer.

Zargon Inactive Member04 Dec 2016 8:58 a.m. PST

Bang on Mac.

Personal logo piper909 Supporting Member of TMP04 Dec 2016 11:11 p.m. PST

But the savings to Americans and Europeans on coffee will be offset by the higher costs of the crops THEY used to produce that will then only be produced by Canada, Russia, and Scandinavia…

So there is really no good news in this.

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