27 Jan '12, 8pm

GE, Bayer, BASF Join Other Top Firms in UN Climate Adaptation Project

GE, Bayer, BASF Join Other Top Firms in UN Climate Adaptation Project

By 2020, some of the most desirable regions in Latin America for growing coffee may be too hot, according to climate change models. By 2050, some high altitude areas now considered to be too cool just may be ideal. To help local farmers understand how climate change will impact their livelihoods, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters partnered with the International Center for Tropical Agriculture and Catholic Relief Services to launch the Coffee Under Pressure project , one of dozens of case studies spotlighted by the United Nation as part of a new database unveiled yesterday. The unifying theme of all case studies in the database is climate change adaptation and how businesses from around the world, including GE, Bayer, Cisco, Intel, Levi Strauss and John Deere, are working to reduce related risks and seize potential opportunities in a world with greenhouse gas emissions growth...

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