https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/oct/30/migrant-caravan-causes-climate-change-central-america
 
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/oct/30/migrant-caravan-causes-climate-change-central-america

 

 And climate change is worsening the fate of farmers, and contributing to 
climate migration -- which could expand to 200-300 million people by mid- 
century.

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 “The main reason people are moving is because they don’t have anything to eat. 
This has a strong link to climate change – we are seeing tremendous climate 
instability that is radically changing food security in the region.”
 

 Migrants don’t often specifically mention “climate change” as a motivating 
factor for leaving because the concept is so abstract and long-term, Albro 
said. But people in the region who depend on small farms are painfully aware of 
changes to weather patterns that can ruin crops and decimate incomes.

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