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environmental refugees
  This is GOOD NEWS:   A federal appeals court Wednesday rejected the Trump administration’s attempt to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a group of kids who want to force the government to do more to fight climate change. The San Francisco-based Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit ruled that it would be premature...
From Bloomberg News’ Christopher Flavelle:   Louisiana is finalizing a plan to move thousands of people from areas threatened by the rising Gulf of Mexico, effectively declaring uninhabitable a coastal area larger than Delaware. A draft of the plan, the most aggressive response to climate-linked flooding in the U.S., calls for prohibitions on building new...
It’s been awhile since last I posted, but this is the kind of information that is too important to ignore…. Ice Apocalypse Rapid collapse of Antarctic glaciers could flood coastal cities by the end of this century. By Eric Holthaus on Nov 21, 2017 (Grist) ….Antarctica is a giant landmass — about half the size...
It seems that a second Native Tribe is going to have to be located. First it was the Alaskan Kivalina, whose Island was not so much destroyed by sea level rise, but through loss of Sea Ice. The frozen Sea Ice normally surrounds the Island in the Winter and Spring months, during times of stormy...

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