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The Associated Press reported on Monday that Earth’s temperatures are expected to blow past a level of warming that world leaders wanted to prevent, according to a report released by the United Nations.

The UN called the report a “code red for humanity.” The report found that the world will pass the 1.5-degree-Celsius warming mark in the 2030s, earlier than past predictions. Warming has accelerated in recent years.

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How to Choose the Coffee Brewing Method That’s Right for You

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A counter filled with various coffee brewing tools and implements: a container of coffee beans, a bowl of ground beans, a goose-necked kettle, a pour-over brewer, several pitchers, and flavoring syrups

Photo: OlegKovalevichh (Shutterstock)

Let’s start by stating the obvious: there are many, many ways to brew your morning (or afternoon, or evening) coffee. Maybe you’re already completely content with the convenience of your automatic coffeemaker, or perhaps the only piece of equipment you own is a French press. But if you’re still not settled on your coffee routine and are considering a change, there are few factors that can help you choose the best brewing method for you.

First, though, a note that coffee preferences are highly personal, and there is no single “right” way

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Wild About Utah: Bird-Friendly Coffee Conserves Habitat

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Since 1956, the Bridgerland Audubon Society has been documenting about one hundred bird species braving our northern Utah winters, but there’s an equally wonderful array of birds that spend their summers in Cache Valley.

Come fall, some of our most colorful summer denizens migrate south to spend the winter months on Bird Friendly®, shade-grown coffee plantations in Latin America. These birds include the colorful yellow and orange Western Tanagers, Black-headed Grosbeaks, Bullock’s Orioles, the intensely blue Lazuli Buntings and our tiny Black-chinned Hummingbirds with their iridescent purple necklace that shines like a neon light.  In total,

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Explainer: The threat posed by frost to coffee crops in Brazil

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Denis Leonel, the manager of the farm Coqueiro, inspects coffee crops that were affected by frosts as a strong cold snap hit the south of the top Brazilian producer state of Minas Gerais, in Varginha, Brazil, July 30, 2021. REUTERS/Roosevelt Cassio

LONDON, Aug 6 (Reuters) – Arabica coffee prices have surged to the highest level in almost seven years recently after severe frosts damaged crops in top producer Brazil.

Brownish spots have stained large areas of coffee fields in the south of Brazil’s top producer Minas Gerais, a sign that the worst cold snap in nearly 30 years will hurt

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