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Data Drive: Disaster & displacement

A just-released report from Future Earth, The Earth League and World Climate Research Programme (WCRP) pegs climate-related displacement at more than 30 million in 2020.

Data Drive: Disaster & displacement
The Institute of Economics & Peace had projected migration because of climate-related reasons reaching 1.2 billion by 2050 in a high-emissions scenario.

Adaptation as a response to climate threats is one of the focal points of talks at the 27th Conference of Parties (COP27). But experts have warned that adaptation can’t be a substitute for ambitious mitigation efforts, especially as climate-related displacement increases.

A just-released report from Future Earth, The Earth League and World Climate Research Programme (WCRP) pegs climate-related displacement at more than 30 million in 2020.

The Institute of Economics & Peace had projected migration because of climate-related reasons reaching 1.2 billion by 2050 in a high-emissions scenario.

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First published on: 14-11-2022 at 05:00 IST