How Climate Change Makes Migrants
Climate change makes migrants, but we don’t always see it that way. That was takeaway of our #HOTM Twitter chat about this Heat of the Moment story about two Honduran brothers forced to make tough decisions in the face of drought.
Our guest hosts were climate change advisor Cassie Flynn of the United Nations Development Program and reporter Julia Kumari-Drapkin of community weather journal iSeeChange. Catch up below and send any other questions you have to @cassie_flynn and @juliakumari.
Here’s what they had to say:
On the physical impacts of climate change in Latin America
And the people-based ones
On climate refugees
And why it’s so hard to define them
On what migration might look like in the future
And what future policies we can expect
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