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Nikki Haley

How many more climate refugees will we tolerate before taking action?

To the editor: Victoria Herrmann writes of how climate change has put coastal areas from Alaska to the Chesapeake Bay at great risk. By ignoring warnings and continuing our nation's hunger for carbon-based fuel, we now see that what has happened around the world has come to the United States, eating away at our treasured shores. ("America's climate refugee crisis has already begun," Opinion, Jan. 25)

I visited Tangier Island in the Chesapeake Bay some years ago. This lovely and quaint place, much away from the hustle and bustle of the mainland, is...