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UN Ruling: Countries Cannot Deport Climate Migrants

The United Nations Human Rights Committee has determined that countries cannot deport people who have sought asylum due to climate-related threats. The historic ruling marks the first decision by a UN human rights treaty body based on a complaint filed by an individual seeking protection from the effects of climate change. Keep Reading

// by Kylie Bielby

Only One in Five Countries Ready for Healthcare Risks of Climate Change

The impacts of climate change are no longer merely a warning for the future. We are already seeing myriad consequences such as the major heatwaves in Japan which caused more than 100 deaths and some 18,000 hospitalizations. In addition, about half the global population is now threatened by the dengue virus. Keep Reading

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