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Climate change to birth 200 million migrants by 2050 says World Bank report

  • September 14, 2021

World Bank did not look at the short-term impacts of climate change, such as the effects of extreme weather events, and did not look at climate migration across borders.

The worst scenario, where little to no collective action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and invest in development is taken in the next decade, expects 216 million people to relocate for survival.

In the most climate-friendly scenario, with a low level of emissions and inclusive, sustainable development, the world could still see 44 million people being forced to leave their homes.

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Article source: https://www.express.co.uk/news/science/1490769/climate-change-refugees-200-million-world-bank-report-ont

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