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A forthcoming report by the Asian Development Bank warns Asian governments to prepare for large increase in climate-induced human migration

February 9th, 2011 by Asian Development Bank

A forthcoming Asian Development Bank report tells Asian and Pacific governments to prepare for a large increase in climate-induced migration in the coming years. Typhoons, cyclones, floods and drought are forcing more and more people to migrate. In the past year alone, extreme weather in Malaysia, Pakistan, the People’s Republic of China, the Philippines, and […]

Climate change should be a priority for European foreign policy

February 8th, 2011 by Loretta Minghella

Loretta Minghella is a Director of Christian Aid.  This article was published originally on Public Service.co.uk —– Governments across the European Union, including the UK, must integrate climate change into their foreign policy agendas and give it top priority. Less than a generation ago, climate change was something of a ‘fringe’ issue – a distant […]