August 24, 2006

U.S. Leads World in Climate Refugees

August 23, 2006 04:04 PM - Lester Brown, Washington, D.C
lester-brown-th-01.jpgIn my recent book, Plan B 2.0, I discuss the forced migrations that will result from impacts of global warming. Asian countries, I argue, like Bangladesh, India, and China, could see the creation of millions of these “climate refugees” over the coming decades: driven from their low-lying coastal homes by the rising seas and fiercer storms caused by global warming.