In the NewsRolling StoneFebruary 25, 2018
Welcome to the Age of Climate Migration
Extreme weather due to climate change displaced more than a million people from their homes last year. It could soon reshape the nation. The Lab's Solomon Hsiang and Amir Jina are interviewed in this report on a string of climate-related disasters in 2017. The story cites the Lab's 2017 study that predicts, as the climate warms, there will be "a large transfer of value northward and westward." And the wealthy, who can afford to adapt, will benefit, while the poor, who will likely be left behind, will suffer.