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Honduran migrants walk to the U.S. through Mexico. (after Pedro Pardo / AFP/Getty Images)

A Human Tsunami

Ranking of most common concerns in Germany 2010–2020, courtesy Forschungsgruppe Wahlen: Politbarometer

In some situations, exceeding the limits of adaptation can trigger escalating losses or result in undesirable transformational changes such as forced migration, conflicts or poverty. Examples of climate change induced land degradation that may exceed limits to adaptation include coastal erosion exacerbated by sea level rise where land disappears, thawing of permafrost affecting infrastructure and livelihoods, and extreme soil erosion causing loss of productive capacity.

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Emergency Planetary Technician and Climate Science Wonk — using naturopathic remedies to recover the Holocene without geoengineering or ponzinomics.

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