Climatewire headlines —



Facing the specter of the globe's biggest and harshest mass journeys

HARINAGAR, Bangladesh -- One by one, the men in Gaurpodomando's family, unable to make a living here, walked out of this mud-caked village and never returned. Now, Gaurpodomando, who said he is about 35 years old, is the last man in his family still living in the waterlogged village along Bangladesh's Indian border. But one day soon, he and an untold number of others in Bangladesh and around the world may have to leave their homes, too, as climate change makes vast parts of Africa and Asia uninhabitable.


Preparing to confront the unknowable

Any way you look at it, the numbers on climate migration are staggering. The problem is, there are a lot of ways to look at it. One study says 100 million people will be displaced by global warming. Another puts it at 250 million, and yet another says the number could be 1 billion, an almost unthinkable crush of humanity. How can the numbers be so wildly disparate? The truth is, researchers acknowledge, that though climate migration may be the defining issue of the century, it is calculated with fuzzy math.


E&ETV's OnPoint


E&E Special Reports

Off Topic
A Year of Trump
Deep Underground
United States of Batteries
BUSTED: the last oil boom?
Black Gold
Musical Chairs: Committees 2017
Coal in the Age of Trump
People to Watch 2017
Meet the New Members 2017
Climate's Nuclear Meltdown

Compiled Coverage by Issue

Global Climate Debate
Power Shift: Election Transitions
Fiscal 2017 Budget and Appropriations
Oregon Standoff

E&E Services

Learn More About E&E
Start a Trial
Receive Email Alerts
Staff Directory
Employment Opportunities


Latest Selected Headlines

More headlinesMore headlines

More headlinesMore headlines

More headlinesMore headlines

More headlinesMore headlines