Environmental Migrants, Pushed from Home by Climate Change
Volume 49, Issue 2
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“One study predicts that 10 percent of Mexicans ages 15 to 65 could eventually try to emigrate north as a result of rising temperatures, drought and floods, potentially scattering millions of people and heightening already extreme political tensions over immigration.”Michael Kimmelman
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One of the many ger districts that have sprung up in recent years in the hills around the edge of Mongolia’s capital, Ulaanbaatar. Climate change and the end of Soviet support have forced 600,000 Mongolian herders to migrate to the city from the steppe. Photo: David Levene
Environmental and Climate-Related Migration
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