More people are fleeing the effects of climate change than war. The UN warns the total could reach 200 million by 2050. As some regions become ever drier, coastal areas sink into the sea. Major greenhouse gas emitters are closing their borders.
More people around the world are fleeing from climate change than from war. If human-induced climate change continues at the current rate, the World Bank warns that by 2050 there could be as many as 180 million climate refugees.
More people around the world are fleeing from climate change than from war.
Conflicts and climate change will force one in 45 people to seek assistance in 2020, according to a new UN report. The world body launched a $29-billion appeal to help the most vulnerable people around the world.
As the planet heats up, homes are becoming uninhabitable and people are on the move. The countries most responsible for climate change are fortifying their borders to keep them out.
Over two dozen people have died and widespread damage reported as the monster Typhoon Mangkhut crashed into the northern Philippines coast and Taiwan. The storm is also expected to hit Hong Kong and southern China.
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