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If Lou Dobbs Latched onto Climate Change

Collide-a-ScapeBy Keith KloorJun 17, 2009 9:19 PM

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Imagine the histrionics when Lou Dobbs figures out the climate change angle to one of his pet causes. In the meantime, with respect to yesterday's big report, this is a reasonable take on domestic security issues, particularly those related to the border:

As much as the United States will have its hands full dealing with the impacts of climate change, many Latin American countries will face more severe impacts and will face them sooner, motivating increased migration across our borders. If the politics of immigration are difficult today, imagine a decade hence when millions of South Americans suddenly run out of the glacier water they depend on.

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