top of page

Refugee Crisis and Climate Change Linked, Says Singer

As she immersed herself in yet another global humanitarian crisis — with the intent of lending a hand and her voice — iconic Americana singer-songwriter Emmylou Harris pointed to a root cause of the great suffering born of the refugee crisis bedeviling the European Union:

Global warming.

“I know it’s an additional reason beyond all the wars and civil unrest,” Harris told me in Rome on June 3rd in an exclusive interview with Mongabay. “I know we have so many deniers in the United States. But you can’t deny the obvious.”



bottom of page