Oxfam: Every two seconds climate change forces a person from their home

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Drought is one of the main drivers of people displacement | Credit: pixelfusion3d
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Drought is one of the main drivers of people displacement | Credit: pixelfusion3d

New research lays bare scale of disruption already underway as a result of the climate crisis

Climate-related disasters are forcing someone from their home every two seconds, according to new research from Oxfam released today which underscores the disruption climate change is already causing to...

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