Disasters

'We Lost Everything:' Central Americans Flee North After 2 Hurricanes

"It took Luis Salgado years of manual labor to save enough money to open a small fresh produce store, so when torrential floods swept away $1,500 worth of apples, bananas and other fruits, he decided there was no longer a future for him in Honduras."

Source: Reuters, 12/04/2020

"A Hotter Planet Is Already Killing Americans, Health Experts Warn"

"Rising temperatures and environmental pollutants are already endangering the health and well-being of Americans, with fatal consequences for thousands of older men and women, a team of public health experts warned Wednesday. Their report, published in The Lancet, called on lawmakers to stem the rise of planet-warming gases in the next five years."

Source: NYTimes, 12/03/2020

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