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Climate Change, Migration and Environmental Refugees

SnagFilms Dec 13, 2013 CLIMATE REFUGEES uncovers the unbelievable plight of people around the world displaced by climatically induced environmental disasters. The documentary illuminates for the first time the human face of climate change as civilization now finds itself facing … Continue reading

Climate refugees fleeing drought were part of the migrant caravan from Central America

The Weather Channel May 10, 2019 Correspondent John Carlos Frey follows the migrant caravan and finds stories of drought, poverty and resilience. (Originally published January 9, 2019) See related: We Are Now All Migrants on a Burning Planet: There is … Continue reading

Michael Mann – Future Australians may become ‘climate refugees’ | TheHill

Renowned climatologist Michael Mann says large chunks of Australia may become so hot and dry that they are uninhabitable as climate change continues to raise global temperatures. By Alex Fox Story at a glance Massive fires in Australia have raged … Continue reading

How climate change is driving mass migration | DW News

DW News Apr 30, 2019 Climate change is forcing more and more people to flee their homes because of flooding, drought and extreme weather. Sub-Saharan Africa and low-lying coastal regions are especially at risk. Experts believe that millions of people … Continue reading

Fleeing climate change – the real environmental disaster | DW Documentary

DW Documentary May 1, 2019 How many millions of people will be forced to leave their homes by 2050? This documentary looks at the so-called hotspots of climate change in the Sahel zone, Indonesia and the Russian Tundra. Lake Chad … Continue reading

PM takes thinly veiled swipe at UN over climate and refugees

Sky News Australia Oct 3, 2019 The prime minister has taken a thinly veiled swipe at the United Nations, in a bold foreign policy address in Sydney.

Climate Refugee: A new term to be identified

TRT World Jan 17, 2020 When we think of refugees, we generally think of war and violence forcing people to flee their home countries. But in the years to come, it’s likely the climate crisis will drive millions of people … Continue reading

Climate crisis displaces thousands in Somaliland

CNN Dec 6, 2019 Unusually heavy rains and floods have displaced hundreds of thousands of people, and destroyed crops in the Horn of Africa. CNN international correspondent Jomana Karadsheh traveled to Somaliland where people were already suffering before the latest … Continue reading

Greta Thunberg – Teen activist on climate change: If we don’t do anything right now, we’re screwed

CNN Dec 23, 2018 Fifteen-year-old activist Greta Thunberg talks to CNN’s Fareed Zakaria about her speech at the UN climate change conference, her protest at the Swedish parliament, and what she is planning to do going forward.

Donald Trump vs. climate change

CNN Jun 11, 2019 Here’s a brief history of his climate change skepticism. SOURCES AND FURTHER READING: White House blocked intelligence agency’s written testimony calling climate change ‘possibly catastrophic’… These senators are going after the biggest climate villains in … Continue reading