2021-04-23 12:20:29

“Shelter from the Storm”: Climate Change Is a Driving Force in Central American Migration

Democracy Now! looks at the link between migration and the climate emergency, which studies have estimated could displace over 200 million people by 2050, including many in Central American countries such as Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras. Last year, two hurricanes, Iota and Eta, devastated the region and forced thousands to flee north. A new report finds that the climate crisis is already a driver in migration from Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras, which reiterates the necessity of planning “ahead for the major migration flows,” says Camila Bustos, human rights associate at the University Network for Human Rights. “What we’re really telling the Biden administration is to take this data, look into it, think critically and creatively about solutions, and revise immigration policy.”

Democracy Now! produces a daily, global, independent news hour hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. lOur reporting includes breaking daily news headlines and in-depth interviews with people on the front lines of the world’s most pressing issues.
On DN!, you’ll hear a diversity of voices speaking for themselves, providing a unique and sometimes provocative perspective on global events.
Missed an episode? Check out DN on FSTV VOD anytime or visit the show page for the latest clips.
#FreeSpeechTV is one of the last standing national, independent news networks committed to advancing progressive social change.
#FSTV is available on Dish, DirectTV, AppleTV, Roku, Sling, and online at freespeech.org.

Amy Goodman Central America Central American Climate Change Climate Emergency Democracy Now! El Salvador Free Speech TV Guatemala Honduras Immigration Migration

Environment

The Thom Hartmann Program

Will Our World Come to An End w/No Insects?

Will Our World Come to An End w/No Insects?

The Thom Hartmann Program

Climate is on a "Catastrophic Path"

Climate is on a "Catastrophic Path"

Democracy Now!

This Is Not a Climate Bill: Leah Stokes on Why Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal Doesn’t Go Far Enough

This Is Not a Climate Bill: Leah Stokes on Why Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal Doesn’t Go Far Enough

Rising Up With Sonali

Will the Senate Pass an Infrastructure Bill?

Will the Senate Pass an Infrastructure Bill?

Democracy Now!

Refugees Continue to Face “Extreme Danger” in Mediterranean Sea as Aid Groups Scramble to Respond

Refugees Continue to Face “Extreme Danger” in Mediterranean Sea as Aid Groups Scramble to Respond

Rising Up With Sonali

After Federal Ruling Curtails DACA, What’s Next?

After Federal Ruling Curtails DACA, What’s Next?

Democracy Now!

“Heartbreaking”: Judge’s Suspension of DACA Renews Push for Comprehensive Immigration Bill

“Heartbreaking”: Judge’s Suspension of DACA Renews Push for Comprehensive Immigration Bill

Democracy Now!

Haiti in Chaos After President’s Assassination as Activists in U.S. Urge Biden to Stop Deportations

Haiti in Chaos After President’s Assassination as Activists in U.S. Urge Biden to Stop Deportations

Related

Democracy Now!

“I Alone Can Fix It”: Book Details Trump’s Last Year & the Military’s Fear He Would Stage a Coup

“I Alone Can Fix It”: Book Details Trump’s Last Year & the Military’s Fear He Would Stage a Coup

Democracy Now!

Palestinians Reject Israeli Court’s Deal That Would Put Them at “Mercy of Settlers” in Sheikh Jarrah

Palestinians Reject Israeli Court’s Deal That Would Put Them at “Mercy of Settlers” in Sheikh Jarrah

Democracy Now!

Refugees Continue to Face “Extreme Danger” in Mediterranean Sea as Aid Groups Scramble to Respond

Refugees Continue to Face “Extreme Danger” in Mediterranean Sea as Aid Groups Scramble to Respond

The Thom Hartmann Program

The Canadian Secret to Passing Medicare for All

The Canadian Secret to Passing Medicare for All

Proud Partners