People displaced by climate change must show they face violence or persecution in their home countries to enter the U.S. legally. Advocates say it’s time to recognize climate as cause enough.
With crossings expected to surge when the Covid-related closure of the U.S.-Mexico border to migrants ends, activists are pushing for a new immigration pathway for people who are impacted by climate disasters.
A column highlighting climate-related studies, innovations, books, cultural events and other developments from the global warming frontier.
Forests hold and filter water that is siphoned to large U.S. cities, supplying at least some of the water that is provided to more than 125 million Americans, a new study found. The finding gives new urgency to protecting forests against development and wildfires, its authors say.
The study, conducted by the U.S. Forest Service and published in the journal