Chesney McOmber

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Honduran migrants in a caravan heading toward the United States walk from San Pedro Tapanatepec to Santiago Niltepec, Oaxaca State, Mexico, on Tuesday. (AFP/Getty Images)

Climate change is an “unseen driver” behind the thousands of Guatemalan, Honduran and Salvadoran migrants heading toward the U.S. border, one recent article suggested. Food insecurity and poverty in Central America comes not just from violence and corruption, but also from worsening droughts and changing weather patterns.

And Hurricane Michael in early October, perhaps the most powerful storm to hit the United States since 1969, is another stark piece of evidence that our world is fast approaching — or has reached — a “tipping point.” The enduring environmental damage from climate change is likely to have broad social implications. But who is most vulnerable to the effects of climate change?…  Seguir leyendo »