Fork over that $8.6B budget I asked for, or you can kiss your coffee mug goodbye!
Via Washington Times: Now this is getting serious: Climate change puts coffee at risk, EPA chief warns
Americans’ morning caffeine rush ultimately could be a casualty of climate change, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy said Wednesday.
In a speech at the Council on Foreign Relations, Ms. McCarthy said the changing climate — which she believes is largely caused by human activity — puts economies, global security and food supplies at risk….
The Obama administration has taken dramatic new steps on climate change, most notably the so-called “Clean Power Plan” that places unprecedented restrictions on carbon emissions from power plants.
Other nations must take similar steps, Ms. McCarthy said, or food shortages, war, drought and the disappearance of products such as coffee beans are inevitable….