The issue of migration was not a key topic of discussion at the United Nations climate change conference that took place in Egypt in November. Although migration came up in discussions at the biggest annual climate event, also known as COP27, it was unfortunately not a main item on the agenda. This is despite the fact that migration is recognised as one of the primary consequences of climate change. And with unprecedented rises in global temperatures, recurrent droughts, flash flooding and rising sea levels, some of the poorest people in the world have been forced into climate-induced migration.

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