Climate Refugees Could Number 1 Billion by 2050

December 8, 2009 by  
Filed under Eco, Green

Climate refugees in central Zimbabwe. Photo via EcoWorldy While the disastrous consequences of climate change may seem a ways off for some in the developed world, the International Organization for Migration reported today that it has already driven an estimated 24 million people from their homes–a number, they warned, that could rise to as high a billion people by 2050

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Climate Refugees Could Number 1 Billion by 2050

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