VIDEO: Experts consider the legal & moral issues of climate migration
12:47PM, Mon. Nov. 21, 2022
As the world’s eyes turn to Egypt for the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27), Austin-based Texas Impact/Texas Interfaith Power & Light is sending to the Chronicle daily dispatches from the conference.
Historically, “human displacement” has been a subset of the larger issue of disaster response and remediation, or “loss and damage” in COP parlance. But as climate change impacts intensify, climate-induced migration already is growing. Experts Brandon Wu and Abiodun Oluyomi discuss the issues at play.
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