Drought hits Central America: as predicted?

Four years ago an eminent climate researcher named Michael Oppenheimer at Princeton published a study predicting that climate change would increase the chance of a devastating drought hitting Mexico. He warned that it could drive farmers from their fields and send them across the border looking for work.  a new study published in the prestigiousContinue reading “Drought hits Central America: as predicted?”

Acceleration of drought in Mexico accelerating illegal immigration?

That's the startling argument advanced by Thomas Elias in today's Ventura County Star: a new study published in the prestigious Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences appears to establish a coming (and possibly a present) link between global warming and illegal immigration from Mexico,..the study led by atmospheric science Prof. Michael Oppenheimer of Princeton UniversityContinue reading “Acceleration of drought in Mexico accelerating illegal immigration?”