Debate Moderator Pushes Relocating Whole Cities from Climate Change

Nicholas Fondacaro | December 20, 2019
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Thursday’s Democratic debate hosted by PBS and Politico was a rather dull affair, but one question regarding climate change from Politico chief political correspondent Tim Alberta stood out as particularly nutty by any reasonable standard. In back-to-back questions, he presses candidates on their plans to pick up and relocate the entire population of certain cities.

Setting up the debate’s shift to climate alarmism, Alberta prefaced by noting that “many scientists say that even if the U.S. reduced its carbon footprint to zero by the year 2050, the damage will have been done, the climate change will have made certain places in the U.S. unlivable.

In the question to Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Alberta wanted to know:

So, knowing this, would you support a new federal program to subsidize the relocation of American families and businesses away from places like Miami or Paradise, California, perhaps, Davenport, Iowa, because we know these places are going to be hit time and time again?

According to data from the United States Census, the population estimate for the city of Miami stood at just over of 470,000, with the population of Miami-Dade county coming in at over 2.7 million people. The same data estimated Davenport’s population at just a hair over 100,000.

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