Guatemala is a country rife with political conflict, endemic racism against indigenous people, poverty and, increasingly, gang violence.”
… Drought and rising temperatures in Guatemala are making it harder for people to make a living or even survive, thus compounding the already tenuous political situation for the 16.6 million people who live there.”
Here in Vermont we think we’re immune to the migration of “immigrant” populations. We’re not. Those so-called immigrants will more likely be from California, Arizona, and New Mexico.
They’ll move here for the water. Their’s will have long since run dry.
They’ll move here as a way of adapting to their changing climate. The first group will be the folks who saw the signs and cashed out while people were still buying. That’s happening now. They will be the ones with money.
Others will come from Central America
Are you thinking about how you might adapt to our changing climate?
I’m looking for ideas. How can you, your neighborhood, your town, and your state start to adapt? I’d love to see your ideas in the comments below.