Why is The Amount of Climate Refugees on The Rise?

June 20th is World Refugee Day. According to UNHCR, there are 70.8 MILLION forcibly displaced people worldwide.

 

Furthermore, migration due to climate change is on a rise. The World Bank estimates that climate change could force more than 140 million people to migrate within countries by 2050.

 

Learn more about Climate Refugees and The Human Cost of Global Climate Change, article published by Environmental Justice, accessible at the Environmental Migration Portal:

 

Environmental Migration Portal: Climate Refugees and the Human Cost of Global Climate Change

 

 

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