Preventing forced migration and adapting to a changing climate

Jun 25, 2020

Climate change is influencing human mobility globally. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the Pacific, where the long-term effects of sea-level rise and unpredictable weather patterns threaten the health, livelihoods and culture of millions. The Republic of the Marshall Islands is a country within the Pacific that faces intense exposure to the effects of climate change, due to its geographic and topographic makeup. For the islands, the threat of climate change is existential and is a threat that is already strongly felt by many of those residing there.

Jointly published with DG DEVCO (European Commission Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development).

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Carlon is a student who participates in the Youth Leadership Camp and has been learning how to spread awareness about climate change throughout his community.