Entire cities in the United States are in the process of being relocated by the federal government due to the increasing threat of climate change that is already making these areas uninhabitable. This problem is only going to continue to get worse, and several cities across the country are working to hold fossil fuel companies liable for their role in poisoning the planet. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins discusses this.

Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at DeSmogBlog.com. He is the co-host / guest host for Ring of Fire Radio. His writings have appeared on Alternet, Truthout, and The Huffington Post. Farron received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of West Florida in 2005 and became a member of American MENSA in 2009. Follow him on Twitter @farronbalanced