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PODCAST: The link between migration, the climate crisis, and human rights

PODCAST: The link between migration, the climate crisis, and human rights

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It is becoming increasingly clear that the climate crisis is having a major impact on migration flows, with millions forced to move from their homes as a result of a disaster, or because they have been affected by slower-moving environmental changes that leave their homes uninhabitable, such as desertification or sea-level rises.

On today’s show, Conor Lennon speaks to Felipe González Morales, the UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants, on the need for consistent policies to address the impact of the climate emergency on migration.

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Music: Within the Earth, Ketsa

Audio Credit
UN News/ Conor Lennon
Audio Duration
11'56"
Photo Credit
Climate Visuals Countdown/Moniruzzaman Sazal