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Are we ready for 20 million #refugees? 

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Is the world prepared for climate refugees?
Senior US military experts say the effects of climate change could cause a migration wave of 20 million climate refugees over the next 20 years.

But climate risk insurance schemes could prevent it.

Days before the climate change summit in Bonn, a new report warns that failure to stop climate change will force tens of millions of people from their homes.

The report from the Environmental Justice Foundation, based on interviews with senior US military and security experts, concludes that climate change will create far more refugees than have fled the Syrian civil war.

The EJF is calling on the delegates in Bonn to create a global climate risk insurance framework to protect climate refugees.

“In our rapidly changing world, climate change — and its potential to trigger both violent conflict and mass migration — needs to be considered as urgent priority,” says…

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November 5, 2017 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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