From Mexico to Brazil, climate change threatens coffee growers in Latin America

Coffee, like gold, sugar and oil, has long been one of Latin America’s major exports, sustaining everyone from independent farmers in mountain regions to corporate bankers in capital cities. Over the last decade, changing climate patterns have intensified droughts and plagues in the region, creating conditions less suitable for coffee production and wreaking havoc on the industry that came to define, even shape, many hillsides in rural Central and South America. A conversation with Washington D.C.’s Latino Media Collective, WPFW 89.3 fm.

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