Residents of Azusa, California watching the Ranch 2 Fire. How Climate Migration Will Reshape America. September 2020. The Ranch 2 Fire in Azusa, California burned more than 4,200 acres, part of the worst wildfire season in California history. The cost of resisting the new climate reality is mounting. Last summer brought more fires, more heat, more storms — all of it making life increasingly untenable in larger areas of the United States. According to one projection, at least 13 million people in the United States will be forced to move by 2100 because of climate change
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On the train route between Teapa and Huimanguillo, Mexico. The Great Climate Migration. July 2020. Migrants from Central America ride “La Bestia” on the train route between Teapa and Huimanguillo, Mexico during their grueling and dangerous journey north in search of work.
New research suggests that climate change will cause humans to move across the planet at an unprecedented, destabilizing scale. The result will almost certainly be the greatest wave of global migration the world has seen.