[Greenbuilding] Climate refugees - What's the US quota?

Bob Waldrop bob at bobwaldrop.net
Sun Sep 16 18:25:17 PDT 2012


I'd say that we have our own climate refugees, cf the many people who 
fled the Gulf during Katrina and who have not returned.

Bob Waldrop, Oklahoma City

On 9/16/2012 10:42 AM, sanjay jain wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> Saw an interesting documentary yesterday, "Climate Refugees" 
> commentators asserted that we are already seeing climate refugees 
> (Northern sub-Saharan Africa and island nations). In fact some island 
> nations are looking to buy new nations for them selves.... in the next 
> 2 to 5 decades we could be looking at 100s of millions of displaced 
> peoples.
>
> One person suggested that countries should accept refugees in 
> proportion to the climate change they have caused, hmm... not sure 
> that's going to go down well in Washington!
>
> ~sanjay
>
>
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