World Bank warns: Climate Change will Surge Refugee Crisis

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As climate change gets worse, more and more people will leave their homes. This will lead to a surge in the refugee crisis in the coming years.

Official Press Release World Bank:

Climate Change Could Force Over 140 Million to Migrate Within Countries by 2050: World Bank Report

The worsening impacts of climate change in three densely populated regions of the world could see over 140 million people move within their countries’ borders by 2050, creating a looming human crisis and threatening the development process, a new World Bank Group report finds

But with concerted action - including global efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions and robust development planning at the country level – this worst-case scenario of over 140m could be dramatically reduced, by as much as 80 percent, or more than 100 million people. The report, Groundswell – Preparing for Internal Climate Migration, is the first and most comprehensive study of its kind to focus on... ... More: Official Press Release World Bank

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