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March 2011

Heat damages Colombia coffee, raising prices

Yields of Colombian coffee have dropped due to warmer temperatures, unpredictable rains, and more pests. In 2006, Colombia produced 12 million 132-pound bags of coffee;

Amazon drought: A growing concern

Scientists are concerned that the Amazon could shift to being a CO2 source from a sink after last year’s second 100-year drought in five years,

Poll: Global warming fears cooling

American’s views on global warming are changing. In a poll released today, the percentage of participants that responded they “worry a great deal or fair