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Climate change: Half of Mexico's coffee plantations have disappeared

By: Jeanne LAVENANT | Genie GODULA Follow | Tamara PAVAN | Sonia BARITELLO
1 min

Two years after a global climate deal was struck in Paris, we are still no closer to limiting global warming to under two degrees Celsius. And the effects of an increasingly hot planet can already be seen: in Mexico, more than half of the country's coffee plantations have disappeared. Dheepthika Laurent explains.


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