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Climate change will stir ‘unimaginable’ refugee crisis, says military

Obama talks with Tennessee governor about fires

President Barack Obama has spoken with Tennessee’s governor to offer support for residents gravely affected by recent wildfires in the Great Smoky Mountains.  A statement from the White House says Obama asked Republican Gov. Bill Haslam for an update on the ongoing response to the wildfires, which destroyed hundreds of buildings and killed seven.  The White House says Obama expressed his condolences for the lives lost in the fire. He also offered his sympathies to those residents who may have lost their homes or business.  Obama also committed to providing the assistance necessary to combat this fire. The White House says FEMA approved a grant earlier this week…

 

Climate change will stir ‘unimaginable’ refugee crisis, says military

Climate change is set to cause a refugee crisis of “unimaginable scale”, according to senior military figures,

Climate change is set to cause a refugee crisis of “unimaginable scale”, according to senior military figures,

Climate change is set to cause a refugee crisis of “unimaginable scale”, according to senior military figures, who warn that global warming is the greatest security threat of the 21st century and that mass migration will become the “new normal”.  The generals said the impacts of climate change were already factors in the conflicts driving a current crisis of migration into Europe, having been linked to the Arab Spring, the war in Syria and the Boko Haram terrorist insurgency.  Military leaders have long warned that global warming could multiply and accelerate security threats around the world by provoking conflicts and migration. They are now warning that immediate…

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