This is National Refugee Week, an appropriate time for Australians to consider the plight of climate refugees — those people being displaced as a result of sea-level rise, drought and extreme weather events.
This crisis is set to eclipse all refugee crises to date in terms of the number of people affected — it is estimated that about 200 million people could be displaced by 2050 with a sea level rise of only 50 centimetres — yet there has been no co-ordinated international effort to tackle this problem.
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