Climate change has made its impact on coffee production in Colombia. Higher temperatures and unseasonal rains are to blame for damage by insects and rust. A program is underway to develop and grow coffee strains that can resist the impacts of an unstable climate but these will take a few years to mature. In the meantime, that cup of comfort will cost more and coffee futures are rocketing up. Video from the New York Times.
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