People are already moving to different places

See, e.g., this and this and with more climate refugees to come. It’s even happening in this country. Unfortunately, these poor people do not meet the definition of refugee under U.S. or international law (where the inability to return home has to be on account of “race, religion, nationality, political opinion or membership in a particular social group.”

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo downplayed climate change as a longstanding trend, suggesting that that modern societies could adapt to a changing environment, possibly with people moving to different places.

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