Climate Change & Global Warming

Coffee lovers now consume more than 2.25 billion cups a day, but climate change may increase the cost and harm the taste of this popular beverage--not to mention threaten the livelihoods of millions of small farmers.

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

  • Satellite observations show that as the Arctic tundra has grown warmer in the past three decades, it has also grown “greener.”

  • Phytoplankton productivity has increased 20 percent over the past decade as sea ice extent declines and more open water habitat is available.