"With collective action on climate and development, internal climate migration could be reduced by as much as 80%."
Climate change is increasingly driving migration and could lead 216 million people around the world to move within their countries by 2050. People will migrate because of water scarcity, declining crop productivity, and sea... view more
An Overview: Internal climate migration is set to accelerate to 2050 across six regions, hitting the poorest and most vulnerable the hardest and threatening development gains.
Policy Note #4: In North Africa alone, “internal climate migrants” could number as many as 19.3 million, representing 9.0 percent of the subregion’s total projected population.
Policy Note #5: In the Pacific, Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are leading proactive policies for environmental and climate-related mobility.