World must avert devastating flood of climate refugees

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A senior British politician says we face a humanitarian crisis on an immense scale if millions of people have to flee the impacts of global warming.

By Alex Kirby

Global-net – LONDON, 8 September, 2015 – The former leader of one of the UK’s main political parties says the world will undergo more resource wars and huge movements of desperate people unless it tackles climate change effectively.

Lord Ashdown, who was leader of Britain’s Liberal Democrats for 11 years, describes the present flight of refugees from Syria and other conflict areas as a “rehearsal” for the vast humanitarian disaster he believes will soon unfold. Tiếp tục đọc “World must avert devastating flood of climate refugees”