Climate change to wipe out coffeePosted: August 29, 2016
“The climate models which Fairtrade uses to justify their position have never demonstrated predictive skill.
“All this artificially imposed energy poverty and hardship for the sake of unproven predictions, from climate models which have never gotten anything right.”
Without overheated climate models, there would be no trillion dollar climate crisis, nor the need to bloviate “save the planet” climate virtue that ends up causing real harm via draconian climate policy, leading to fuel poverty that hurts the poorest in society.
Meanwhile, in the real world, coffee crops worldwide continue record harvests…
Guest essay by Eric Worrall
Fairtrade, a charity which attempts to offer an alternative to third world coffee buying cartels, to ensure vulnerable farmers receive a decent price for their crop, has produced a report which demands urgent climate action. But in my opinion Fairtrade are ignoring the very real hardship climate action would impose on the poor people Fairtrade tries to help.
A Brewing Storm: The climate change risks to coffee
Coffee is a key global crop and the second most valuable commodity exported by developing countries, worth around US$19 billion in 2015. Worldwide, around 2.25 billion cups of coffee are consumed each day. Nearly half of all Australians drink coffee regularly. The coffee market is growing, but faces big challenges coming up fast:
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