Environmental Justice Report: Climate change could create 150 million refugees

Environmental Justice Foundation

Environmental Justice Foundation Report

An estimated 500 – 600 million people, around 10% of the planet’s human population, are at extreme risk from the adverse effects of climate change. These ‘climate refugees’ are not recognised under the 1951 Geneva Convention on Refugees and the report calls for a new international legal agreement to help them survive.

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