Podcast: climate change migration myths


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Should the world brace itself for waves of “climate change refugees,” and what does that have to do with islands, cities or natural disasters? This week’s talk to students on our MSc Architecture: Advanced Environmental and Energy Studies course is from Alex Randall, past CAT employee, current communications activist at COIN, and co-creator of the carbon-trading spoof CheatNeutral. Says Alex,

“If anything, climate change is not going to result in huge numbers of people moving to new locations, it’s going to result in the amplification of existing migratory corridors. And… it’s not likely to be across borders.”

 

 

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