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11/08/2012 08:58 am ET Updated Jan 08, 2013

Climate Refugees in America

This is a chilling video of a voicemail from a Hurricane Sandy victim in the Long Island neighborhood of Rockaway Peninsula. With scientists telling us that climate change is raising sea levels -- storm surges and the intensity of hurricanes -- there is only one way to describe these folks: they are among the first North American climate refugees.