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VideoMarch 19, 2018

New Report Says Climate Change Could Force Millions to Move Within Their Countries

The worsening impacts of climate change could force over 140 million people to move within their countries by 2050, according to a new World Bank report, Groundswell: Preparing for Internal Climate Migration. It finds that unless urgent climate and development action is taken globally and nationally, Latin America, South Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa could see tens of millions of people forced to move from increasingly non-viable areas of their countries due to growing problems like water scarcity, crop failure, sea-level rise and storm surges.