Global coffee players brew up 2050 climate plan to slash 1.5 gigatonnes of CO2

Cecilia Keating
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Farmers on the truck at coffee plantation in Alfenas, the southern part of Minas Gerais state, the center of coffee production in Brazil | Credit: dolphinphoto
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Farmers on the truck at coffee plantation in Alfenas, the southern part of Minas Gerais state, the center of coffee production in Brazil | Credit: dolphinphoto

Starbucks, Walmart, McDonalds and Nescafe among more than 150 coffee retailers and producers to join collective pledge to invest in forestry protection and smallholder farm efficiency

A global coalition of over 150 major coffee producers, traders, roasters, and retailers have collectively pledged to slash their CO2 emissions by "at least" 1.5 gigatonnes by mid-century, unveiling a plan...

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