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Laudato Si August 23, 2020

August 23, 2020

How Climate Change Drives Migration to the U.S.

There are many reasons why immigrants seek refuge in the U.S., but climate change is becoming a bigger and bigger cause. When people who depend on growing crops on their land can no longer do so, hunger drives them to seek a means of sustaining life elsewhere.

Below is a link to a 10-minute NBC video focusing on a particular village and family in Guatemala. It shows what climate change there means for growing numbers of small farmers.

                             https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xem9EvvkJSc

 

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