[Ed. – What isn’t caused by climate changed, according to Gore?]
As a new migrant caravan is reportedly swelling in ranks and moving up through Mexico, adding to the already capacity number of asylum seekers south of the U.S. border in cities like Ciudad Juárez, former vice president Al Gore says he thinks he knows what partly motivates mass human movement out of Central America.
Former Vice President Al Gore appeared on The Circus Sunday night where he reiteratedhis belief that climate change is responsible for the migrant caravans from Central America heading to the U.S. To prove his point, Gore showed an area that spans several countries known as the Dry Corridor, part of which is so dry it’s gone an entire year without a harvest. This, according to Gore, is where the journey begins for many of the migrants.
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“The drought becomes unbearable so they pick up stakes and they say, ‘We can’t live here,’” Gore said. “First of all they leave their farms and go to these cities, and they run into these criminal gangs, and they say, ‘We can’t handle this.’ And they head on north.”