published in The World Today
Due to climate change and rising sea levels, Amakrane estimates that nearly two million people will be affected. Island nations will lose much of their territory, of not all of it, and their citizens will become refugees. And unless the United Nations addresses the legal framework for refugees designed in the 1950s mainly for specific reasons related to race, religion, or politics, the people from these island nations could face a brutal turn of the century.
705 days ago