Global Warming Threatens World Coffee Production

For Immediate Release

In honor of National Coffee Day, Environment Ohio is holding a Coffee Clutch in Cincinnati to show Ohioans how climate change caused by carbon pollution is making it harder for coffee lovers to enjoy their cup of Joe because of lower crop yields and higher prices. Environment Ohio is urging support for the Environmental Protection Agency’s recently proposed limits on industrial carbon pollution from new power plants, which will not only threatens our morning cup of coffee, but also the health of American children and families.

WHAT: In honor of National Coffee Day, Environment Ohio is holding a Coffee Clutch in Cincinnati to show Ohioans how climate change caused by carbon pollution is making it harder for coffee lovers to enjoy their cup of Joe because of lower crop yields and higher prices. Environment Ohio is urging support for the Environmental Protection Agency’s recently proposed limits on industrial carbon pollution from new power plants, which will not only threatens our morning cup of coffee, but also the health of American children and families.

WHEN: 11 AM Saturday, September 29, 2012

WHO: Christian Adams, Clean Energy Associate, Environment Ohio

LOCATION: Rohs Street Café, 245 W McMillan St.
Cincinnati, OH 45219

CONTACT: Christian Adams 614.460.8732
CAdams@environmentohio.org

Seth Berkman 312.544.4430 x 228
SBerkman@environmentohio.org