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Stories of Climate Change and Migration

To support Refugee Week 2017, Leicester Friends of the Earth, Global Justice Now and Leicester City Council were pleased to host an informative evening addressing the impact of climate change on refugees from around the world.

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The event aimed to highlight the link between the on going climate change phenomena and global refugees.

It is estimated that about 1 person per second is displaced by 'natural' disasters with most of these exacerbated by human induced climate change and this figure is set to dramatically increase. 6 speakers gave personal views on this change and how societies are attempting to respond in different regions of the world. There were also displays of relevant material giving more information including work by Glebelands Primary and Humberstone Junior Academy.

The speakers were:

 

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