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Author: UN News Centre

Should international refugee law accommodate those displaced by climate change?

Upto 250 million people may be displaced due to climate change by 2050. Will the world demonstrate a political will to acknowledge and protect climate refugees legally?

Can the United Nations help to protect people seeking safety abroad if their homes and jobs are destroyed by prolonged drought, rising sea levels or other climate change-related phenomena in the same way as if they were displaced by…Read more