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UN can tell states to start accepting ‘climate change refugees’ but more nations will simply build walls, like Trump

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20.01.2020

In the years to come, as climate change continues to bear the blame for everything from bushfires, drought, hurricanes, biblical-style rainfall and even record snowfall, we might just look back at a recent United Nations ruling as the tipping point for the greatest-ever global migration shift.

For the UN has put the developed world on notice, and let’s be frank, it is those prosperous nations they are lecturing to that refugees will have a right to be relocated to from their drought-stricken, water-logged or hurricane-devastated home countries if the conditions at home subject their human rights to a violation.

What exactly constitutes climate change in a legal sense here is anyone’s guess, but that’s not a problem for the UN to consider, as it has just kicked that particular can down the road for those nations besieged by climate migrants in, say 2035, to deal with.

The judgement was made after the (unsuccessful) claim of Ioane Teitiota, a man from the Pacific nation of Kiribati, a collection of 33 islands threatened by rising sea levels who had applied for protection in New Zealand in 2013, claiming his and his........

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