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Climate change the hidden driver of the migrant caravan

by Futures Centre, Nov 4
1 minute read

Violence and poverty have been cited as the major causes of farmers being forced off their land in Central America, subsequently creating the migrant caravan appraoching the US border. However, experts have identified climate change as a prominent factor, acting as a multiplier for systemic violence and poverty. “The main reason people are moving is because they don’t have anything to eat. This has a strong link to climate change,” Robert Albro, a researcher at the Center for Latin American and Latino Studies at American University, told the Guardian.



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