The global Fair Trade movement has done a stellar job of highlighting the economic plight of coffee farmers in the developing world, many who barely eke out a living growing one of the world’s most heavily traded commodities. And while Fair Trade has always had an environmental element to it, that may become more pronounced as these farmers become some of the first victims of global climate change.
Article: Climate Change Conference In Bali
Most of today’s leaders are meeting in Bali for an enormous climate conference. The main objective of the summit is to arrive at a first draft of a treaty to succeed the Kyoto Protocol [www.sundance.tv]. The US was one of the few industrialized countries steadfast in its refusal to sign the Kyoto Protocol [www.sundance.tv]. One…