A new report from the Environmental Justice Foundation says 10% of the global population is at risk of forced displacement due to climate change. 'No Place Like Home' highlights the humanitarian plight of an estimated 150 million people whose homes will be lost as a result of climate change by 2050. These 'climate refugees' are not recognised under the 1951 Geneva Convention on Refugees and the report calls for a new international legal agreement to help them survive. The report details the growing economic and humanitarian costs of climate change attributable for the deaths of over 300,000 people and economic losses of $125 billion annually, reporting that an estimated 500 - 600 million people, around 10% of the planet's human population, are at extreme risk from the adverse effects of climate change. The report calls for a new international agreement to address the sheer scale and human cost of climate change, and secure fairer and more equitable long-term solutions.


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