How to help those displaced by climate change?


Al Jazeera English

Published on Feb 11, 2017

Our climate is changing at a rate that’s exceeded most scientific forecasts and impacting lives around the world.
140 million people have been displaced from their homes because of natural disasters linked to climate change.
The UN says the number of so-called ‘climate refugees’ could reach 300 million by 2050.
Drought, floods, fires and extreme temperatures can leave entire communities and cities without shelter, clean water and basic supplies.

So, what should be done about it?

Presenter : Hazem Sika

Guests:

Asad Rehman – Head of International Climate at Friends of the Earth – the organisers of the London conference.

Sterling Burnett – Research Fellow on Environmental Policy and Managing Editor of Environment & Climate News with the Heartland Institute.

Jonathan Neale – Co-ordinator with Global Climate Jobs.

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