Most people seem to associate climate change refugees as a remote, 3rd world problem, the media reports predict mass migrations as sea levels rise, impacting India, Bangladesh, and the like.
However, the stark reality is that 1st world countries, like the United Kingdom, already have climate change refugees.
Residents of Fairbourne, a small village in Gwynedd, Wales, have been told they to leave their homes by 2054, highlighting its not a 3rd world problem, it’s a global issue. BBC has the latest in their video report
Announcing the village will be decommissioned has raised residents’ concerns and killed the property market.