In preparation for their next hashtag#CropsInColor trip to explore the role coffee plays in people’s lives, Crop Trust reached out to Dr. Tim Schilling, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of World Coffee Research (WCR), for a quick interview.
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Will Coffee Survive Climate Change? We Traveled to the World’s Highest Farm to Find Out
In this article for Vice's Munchies, reported Dan Gentile draws attention to the problems that climate change is creating for the coffee industry. WCR Board member and Intelligentsia Coffee President James McLaughlin comments on the work the industry is doing to support farmers. WCR's Scientific Director Christophe Montagnon is also quoted.
The Hidden Struggle to Save the Coffee Industry From Disaster
In this article for Medium, Elizabeth Dunn profiles the group of scientists who are scrambling to head off one unexpected impact of climate change - the death of coffee. The group? It's World Coffee Research. The article talks about WCR's inception, our impact since 2012, and our goals for the future.
It starts with a seed
PressDate: 11.1.18Publisher: Standart Magazine
In her second feature-length article for Standart Magazine, World Coffee Research's Hanna Neuschwander reflects on how new varieties—better coffee trees with higher yield and better cup quality—could become the future of coffee ... if the bet on F1 hybrid pays off.
'The ugly truth' about coffee: Sydney roaster in fight to keep industry alive
Sydney roaster Single O is spearheading the call to the local coffee industry in Sydney, and Australia in general, to keep coffee farmers – and, by extension, themselves – in business.