Giving Compass' Take:
- In conversation with Robert McLeman, the Migration Policy Institute explores the different pathways that climate-change induced migration may take over the next few decades.
- Why is climate change expected to spur migration? How can philanthropy help communities adapt to changing environments in order to reduce the need for migration?
- Read about how climate change drives migration.
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Climate change is already affecting how, whether, and where people migrate. But environmental change is likely to become more extreme in the coming decades, unless the world takes serious action now. How might changes made now impact what future migration looks like? This episode features a conversation with Robert McLeman, a geographer and environmental studies expert at Canada’s Wilfrid Laurier University, about the possible scenarios that lie ahead for the relationship between climate change and migration, depending on how countries act in the next few decades.
Read the full article about climate migration at Migration Policy Institute.