Are We Ready for Climate Change Refugees?

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Melting ice and rising sea levels are driving native Alaskans out of their homes. Entire villages are struggling with the need to move. We hear about the earliest ravages of climate change and what they could mean for other places in the US and the rest of the world. Also, what will Medicare's healthier outlook mean for the budget battle? On Reporter's Notebook, Japan and South Korea have suspended imports of some American wheat. The European Union has ordered some testing. It's all about genetically modified Roundup Ready wheat by Monsanto.

Banner image: Aerial view of Kivalina, Alaska. Photo USCG Press

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Warren Olney