Why Your Morning Coffee Is At Risk

Potentially the most frightening consequence of climate change?

Your next morning latte might be your last.


The alarming news is due to the fact that the global supply of coffee is running low.

Last month Brazil suffered one of the worst droughts in decades, leading to low crop yields and soaring prices. If the price of Arabica beans continues to rise, the cost of our daily cups could go up later this year.   

Even before the drought, there had been rumours of a global coffee crisis. The impact of climate change and rising populations in the developing countries have started taking a toll on supplies.  

It’s predicted demand for coffee will outstrip supply by five million bags. We don’t know about you, but we might just start storing up. 

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