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Let’s talk about climate migrants, not climate refugees

The impacts of climate change, such as drought or sea-level rise, could push an increasing number of people to leave their homes in the future. Should we call these migrants "climate refugees" and what are the implications if we do so?

Here are 10 reasons to be cautious about using the term "climate refugees” to define human mobility in the context of climate change and environmental degradation.

This article first appeared on the UN's SDGs website.
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