Climate-Refugees in the 21st Century

The think tank Frankfurt Zukunftsrat expects up to 1.5 billion climate refugees in the course of the 21st century. The effects of climate change, as well as the causes of the stream of refugees today and in the future were the main topics in the discussion on “Refugees in the 21st century” of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Frankfurter Zukunftsrat on 26 November 2015.

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European values – charade or heartfelt reality?

The picture of three-year old Aylan from Kobanî (Syria) haunted people all over the world this week. The image of a little, innocent boy rejected by a European super power struck everyone. Full of hope, probably with horrible war memories from back home, Aylan was escaping his past in the hope of a better future.

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