In the next thirty years, tens of millions of human beings will throw themselves on the roads, forced to leave their region of origin for climatic reasons.
How will we live, tomorrow, when the Earth will always have more inhabitants, the rains will be fewer and the crops will be smaller? In the next thirty years, tens of millions of people will be thrown onto the roads, forced to leave their homes and regions of origin, as explained by the authors of a recent World Bank report on human trafficking. internal climatic migrations in the world, by 2050. The crises are already there. And they are threatening to get worse. Ethiopia could see a large proportion of its inhabitants migrate because of its population growth and multiplication of droughts . the bangladesh the rise of marine waters is causing the inexorable retreat of a fragile and overpopulated coastline. In Mexico, rising temperatures and declining agricultural production could push more rural people to urban areas … 143 million climate refugees expected The World Bank estimates that three mainland areas, in particular, are at risk: environmental migrants could be 86 million in sub-Saharan Africa, 40 million in the Indian sub-continent, 17 million in Latin America. That is 143 million IDPs, in total, according to the “worst case scenario”. However, it argues that we can still prevent a hundred million people from leaving their country. First, by reducing greenhouse gas emissions, accused of provoking an overall rise in temperatures , melting glaciers, rising sea levels … Then, anticipating the inevitable displacement of some 40 million people climate refugees . “The measures cities are taking to cope with the growing influx of migrants fleeing rural areas and facilitate their access to education, vocational training and employment will pay off in the long run,” said the director general of the Bank Kristalina Georgieva, helping people make the right choice to stay where they live, or to move where they will be less exposed to climate change. “The announcement by Donald Trump of the exit of the United States from the Paris agreement do not invite optimism.