Climate change and the migrant caravan
Thousands of Central Americans are trying to flee to the United States in what’s become known as the migrant caravan. Many are escaping violence and extortion, but climate change is also playing a part. In a heartbreaking story, the FT’s Jude Webber meets a farmer in Honduras forced to leave his land and his family because his crops have failed.
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