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Tue Dec 3, 2019, 03:26 PM

 

20 million people are being displaced from their homes every year due to climate-fueled disasters.







Climate change is forcing one person from their home every two seconds, Oxfam says


(CNN)Climate-fueled disasters have forced about 20 million people a year to leave their homes in the past decade -- equivalent to one every two seconds -- according to a new report from Oxfam.

This makes the climate the biggest driver of internal displacement for the period, with the world's poorer countries at the highest risk, despite their smaller contributions to global carbon pollution compared to richer nations.

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"Although it's hard to show that climate change is in itself creating political instability and conflict, the way in which the national security community describes climate change is as a threat multiplier," he said.

"When you get large populations displaced that's when you get instability and conflict."

https://www.cnn.com/2019/12/01/world/oxfam-climate-displacement-intl-scli/index.html

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Bernie Sanders

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