America's great climate migration begins

From fires in California to melting ice in Alaska to floods in Louisiana, people are being forced to uproot from vulnerable areas.

Houses in the Echo Summit area of California in flames on Aug 30 as the Caldor fire spread in the state.PHOTO: AFP

(NYTIMES) - There was not enough time to fully evacuate New Orleans before Hurricane Ida hit. The hurricane intensified too rapidly. Thousands who could flee, did. Mayor LaToya Cantrell urged those left behind, including many without the money or resources to pack up and go, to "hunker down". The storm tore off roofs and wiped out power.

We are now at the dawn of America's Great Climate Migration Era.

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