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  •  These places all sound like previous wetlands. (1+ / 0-)
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    They sound like they are located near rivers and bays at sea level or below.  
    Clear out the debris.  Only those that want to bear the burden of rebuilding and risk should stay there.  
    I don't want to force them out, I just don't think that any public money should go to reconstruct there.  
    It is is inherent that climate refugees are forced to move by Nature, not the government.
    Historic or not, we are headed toward historically unprecedented Climate Change that will cause millions of climate refugees worldwide.  The facts are cold indeed and the fact is as a result of Climate Change, people will have to retreat from the water's edge to higher ground.
    This is not a matter of human sentiment.  This is the consequence of spewing more waste than the planet can absorb.

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