It’s Bean Too Hot
Climate change is having a drastic effect on your daily cup of coffee. If we don’t act soon, by the end of the century, coffee could be gone forever.
It’s Bean Too Hot tells the story of farmers whose livelihoods are at stake as they need to quickly adapt to the changing conditions, and the heroes out there fighting for the future of coffee every day. This film shows the effect of climate change through the eyes of those who are feeling it the most. Coffee farmers that have had to struggle with the drastic effect of the changing weather affecting their production completely. But not all is lost! There are solutions that farmers can adapt to change their way of farming and save coffee for the future. By adopting sustainable practices, these solutions not only save your cup of coffee but also protect the environment in return.
For this story, Hedvika traveled to Costa Rica and Tanzania to directly see the effects of climate change. In Costa Rica Hedvika filmed farmers adapting sustainable practices to save the unique biodiversity of the country. In Tanzania, she collaborated with Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung and to document the work of their initiative for coffee&climate, helping farmers adapt to climate change. Click here to read more: https://coffeeandclimate.org/filmmakers-journey-tanzania/