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Displaced: Climate Migration in Central Asia and Beyond

Climate change affects almost all sectors of human societies and life. One underrated and underreported consequence of the climate crisis is so-called climate migration — displacement due to climate change. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) predicts the number of "environmental migrants" in 2050 to be between 25 million and 1 billion.

To find out more about this topic and, in particular, about one of the most affected regions — Central Asia — Angelina Davydova and Boris Schneider spoke to Viviane Clement, senior climate change specialist with the World Bank's Climate Change Group, Ikrom Mamadov, director of the Youth Group on the Protection of the Environment and the national director of the Ecological Network of Tajikistan, and Kira Vinke, head of the Center for Climate and Foreign Policy at the German Council of Foreign Relations (DGAP).