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As coffee demand grows, farmers work to deliver a sustainable brew

By Mary Kate McCoy

August 14, 2023
Every day, billions of cups of coffee are consumed around the world — and experts say demand could triple over the next 30 years. So, how will all those lattes, espressos and cold brews affect the environment?
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Coffee giant changing the sustainability game, report shows

By Bruno Vander Velde

June 13, 2018
A Starbucks ethical sourcing program is brewing larger-than-expected changes across the coffee sector.
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Coffee sector brewing plans to save your morning cup

By Leah Duran

April 17, 2017
To ensure sustainable coffee for the future, CI’s Sustainable Coffee Challenge unveiled a new plan of attack at the Global Specialty Coffee Expo in Seattle this month.
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What on Earth is ‘sustainable’ coffee?

By Bruno Vander Velde

September 29, 2016
What makes coffee “sustainable,” and why it even matters.
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Coffee drinkers: Wake up and smell the climate change

By Sophie Bertazzo

September 19, 2016
Rising temperatures, drought and changing weather patterns are causing some major coffee-producing areas of the world to become less suitable for the crop.
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