Estimates of climate induced migration vary from 25 million to 1 billion by 2050, moving either within their countries or across borders, on a permanent or temporary basis, and it is likely that this number will increase as climate change progresses, affecting people through extreme weather events and longer-term effects. The session aims to highlight the science, economics and politics surrounding the phenomenon of the large scale displacement of communities due to climate change impacts.
Moderator: Nadja Charaby, Head of Unit International Politics and North America, Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung
Dr. Giovanni Tapang
Dean, College of Science, University of the Philippines/ AGHAM-Advocates of Science and Technology for the People
Ms. Eni Lestari
nternational Migrants Alliance
Mr. Harjeet Singh
Action Aid, India (via video)