“Climate Impacts: U.S. Migrants On The Move Due To Warming”

“Climate migration in America is no longer about small, isolated communities pulling up stakes to avoid floods, wildfires or rising seas.

Physically moving to reduce climate risk is becoming mainstream, experts say, even if climate migrants don't acknowledge warming as a driver of their relocation decisions.

Already, tens of thousands of U.S. citizens are making — or preparing to make — choices about when, how and where to rebuild their lives as climate disasters multiply and intensify in virtually every region of the country, experts say. Millions more will be forced to make similar decisions by the end of the century if science-based warnings about climate change impacts prove true.”

Daniel Cusick reports for E&E News October 16, 2020.