Claim: climate change to make Middle East ‘uninhabitable’, spur mass exodus

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From MAX-PLANCK-GESELLSCHAFT and the “where are those other 50 million climate refugees predicted years ago?” department. Ooops, they were disappeared from the Internet when the claim didn’t pan out.

middle-east-spires Plagued by heat and dust: Desert dust storms such as here in Kuwait could occur more often in the Middle East and North Africa as a result of climate change. In addition, temperatures on very hot days could rise to 50 degrees Celsius on average in the region (approximately 122 degrees Fahrenheit) by the end of the century. CREDIT Molly John, Flickr, Creative Commons

Climate-exodus expected in the Middle East and North Africa
Part of the Middle East and North Africa may become uninhabitable due to climate change

More than 500 million people live in the Middle East and North Africa – a region which is very hot in summer and where climate change is already evident. The number of…

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