It begins: “H. R. 6455 To establish the Global Climate Change Resilience Strategy, to authorize the admission of climate-displaced persons into the United States, and for other purposes.”

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Key points:

  • H.R. 6455, the Climate Displaced Persons Act, was introduced in the United States Congress on November 17, 2023, by Representative Nydia Velázquez, with support from other members of Congress.
  • The bill aims to address the issue of climate-induced displacement by establishing a Global Climate Change Resilience Strategy and authorizing the admission of climate-displaced persons into the United States.
  • The bill is in the first stage of the legislative process, having been introduced into Congress on November 17, 2023.
  • There are 19 cosponsors, all of whom are Democrats.
  • The bill reflects growing policy attention to the role of the climate crisis in driving forced migration.
  • It seeks to provide new protections for people displaced by climate change and emphasizes that migration will become a necessary mechanism for survival for many as the impacts of climate change become more severe.
  • The bill has a 1% chance of being enacted.
  • The bill is 38 pages long.
  • The bill is referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary.
  • The bill requires a Global Climate Change Resilience Strategy to promote peaceful cooperation to address climate change and support climate-resilient programs that promote peacebuilding to avert conflict.

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www.congress.gov/bill/118th-congress/house-bill/6455/text/ih

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