Climate Change Makes People Too Poor To Migrate: Study

Climate change increases migration worldwide. Over the past 30 years, however, this effect has been considerably reduced as climate change weakens economic growth in the countries of the Global South. This is the research result of a team from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research comparing the observed migration flows to a scenario without the effects of climate change. “Climate change reduces economic growth in almost all countries of the world,” said Jacob Schewe, and leader of PIKs FutureLab Security, Ethnic Conflicts and Migration and one of the authors…

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Why Are Emigrants Important For India?

Migrants have been the one of the important sources of foreign exchange for any country whether it is developing or developed economies. They play a vital role in their local economy, the world economy and the economy of their home country. The number of international migrants, according to the UN IOM World Migration Report (WMR) – 2020, was 272 million globally in June 2019. It was 3.5 percent of the world population. Of these, nearly 67 percent were labour migrants. While the majority of individual migrants were out of choice,…

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