Climate Change May Push Up Coffee Prices

11/15/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

COLOMBA, Guatemala �" For as long as they can remember, the farmers who grow coffee between the steep volcanic peaks here started the annual harvest in late September �" until this year.

An erratic rainy season forced the farmers of the Santa Anita La Union Cooperative in this small town in Guatemala's highlands to start picking coffee in the final days of August.