Climate Conscious
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Climate Conscious

Hot Coffee, Too Hot

How Climate Change is Affecting Coffee Farmers

Don Francisco Alvarado, El Sute, Comayagua, Honduras (All photos by the author)

My friend Hector leads the way as we hike up the hill to see his coffee plant nursery. After being in the hot tropical sun earlier, his shaded coffee farm feels cool to me. Ferns and moss grow on the trees. There is a small clear stream gurgling next to the path. We come to an opening where the sun shines down, causing me to shield my eyes. Hector…

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Andrew Gaertner

Andrew Gaertner

To live in a world of peace and justice we must imagine it first. For this, we need artists and writers. I write to reach for the edges of what is possible.