Hollande: There Will Be Conflicts and More Refugees Because of Climate Change

‘There will be conflicts as a result of global warming; there will be migrations that will create more refugees than wars have in the past’

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“And there will be conflicts, as a result of global warming. There will be migrations that will create more refugees than wars have in the past. Some states will no longer be able to satisfy the vital needs of their populations with the risk of famine [indecipherable] And fighting to access water that will become increasingly scarce. So what is cause — is indeed a peace. Yet there is hope, hope that is brought about with the COP21 the international community as of — last September has adopted a full [indecipherable] with the sustainable development objectives that were adopted during the U.N. General Assembly and I would like to congratulate the Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.”

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