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Tuvalu pushes for climate displacement laws at UN

Source(s):  Radio New Zealand International (RNZI)

The Permanent Mission of Tuvalu to the United Nations has proposed a resolution to create a legal framework for people displaced by climate change.

It will provide a forum to discuss paths forward through disaster risk reduction programs, legal guidelines, and potential land solutions.

The COP23 Oceans Action forum in Germany has heard the latest scientific evidence on how the effects of ocean warming, acidification, de-oxygenation, sea-level rise and increased storm activity, are making people more vulnerable to migration and displacement.

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  • Publication date 14 Nov 2017

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