March 28, 2023

Rising seas could create up to 400 million refugees | Climate change

The current rate of sea level rise will lead to 250 to 400 million people needing “new homes, in new places” in less than 80 years, the president of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly warned this Tuesday. .

In a ministerial-level open discussion on sea-level rise and its implications for international peace and security at the UN Security Council, Tsamba Korosi cited data from the Global Climate Research Program indicating sea-level rise from one to 1.6 meters by 2100.

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