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Global warming faggots are at it again...this time it's coffee

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  1. zhukov

    zhukov His brain is gone, Jim VIP

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    well researched article HERE: http://blog.seattlepi.com/thebigblog/2012/11/12/will-global-warming-be-the-death-of-coffee/


    "Uh oh. I don’t mean to alarm anyone, but global warming could be responsible for more than just rising sea levels and extreme weather events.

    It’s also slowly killing coffee.
    A study by conservation group Kew suggests that global warming could lead to the extinction of wild Arabica coffee by 2080. The study uses computer modeling to hypothesize how coffee production will be impacted by climate change, running through possible scenarios and to determine the prevalence of bioclimatically suitable regions for coffee growth.
    The most favorable model predicted a 65 percent reduction in coffee-growing regions by 2080. The most dire model showed a 100 percent reduction."
    In summary:
    The logical conclusion is that Arabica coffee production is, and will continue to be, strongly influenced by accelerated climate change, and that in most cases the outcome will be negative for the coffee industry. Optimum cultivation conditions are likely to become increasingly difficult to achieve in many pre-existing coffee growing areas, leading to a reduction in productivity, increased and intensified management (such as the use of irrigation) and crop failure (some areas becoming unsuitable for Arabica cultivation).
    Despite a recent dip, coffee prices are still the highest they have been for some 30 years, due to a combination of high demand and poor harvests. It is perceived by various stakeholders that some of the poor harvests are due to changed climate conditions, thus linking price increases to climate change.



     
  2. Billy

    Billy Brown VIP

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    I think you have to call it "climate change" now.
     
  3. dinkus mayhem

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    thanks for telling us.
     
  4. zhukov

    zhukov His brain is gone, Jim VIP

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    look I said it was a well researched article
     
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    zhukov His brain is gone, Jim VIP

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    have another breadstick
     
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    that's too many carbs.
     
  7. Napoleon V

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    2080? They will have a more efficient way to grow coffee by then.
     
  8. zhukov

    zhukov His brain is gone, Jim VIP

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    pedal it off bro
     
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    RH Goatcabin Glowing with wonder VIP

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    The climate has always changed.

    Ginger!
     
  10. dinkus mayhem

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    i got a set my bike up on the trainer this week. too cold oot to ride a road bike now.
     
  11. dinkus mayhem

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    geeee-geurrrrrrrrr.
     
  12. zhukov

    zhukov His brain is gone, Jim VIP

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    u live in Alaska nigga?
     
  13. dinkus mayhem

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    fuck that place and its misfits.
     
  14. HaroldJackson

    HaroldJackson Well-Known Member

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    Faggit lives South of me and I had shirt off today while power washing the boat.
     
  15. Billy

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    That is my point.
     
  16. dinkus mayhem

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    no one named harold lives north of me.
     
  17. zhukov

    zhukov His brain is gone, Jim VIP

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    so yer sayin' he's a pussy?
     
  18. wigtropolis

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    I'm going to take all my coffee beans and store them up my dog's ass. In around 3 years they are going to be expensive gourmet coffee beans.

    MOney
     
  19. HaroldJackson

    HaroldJackson Well-Known Member

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    He's wears the spandex, has the goofy helmet and the whole get-up, yet he's going to hang it up once it drops below 50. You tell me.
    I see plenty of gay dudes zipping around all winter round here. And they're the twinks too, not just the bears.
     
  20. dinkus mayhem

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    it snowed here an its like 10 degrees so fuck you harold hairlip jackson
     

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