Climate refugees

The impact on the global south

Get students to write, perform, paint their experience of living in a world where climate change has devastated their countries.

Share and discuss Colette Pichon Battle’s TED Talk: climate change will displace millions. Here’s how we prepare

Scientists predict climate change will displace more than 180 million people by 2100 — a crisis of ‘climate migration’ the world isn’t ready for, says disaster recovery lawyer and Louisiana native Colette Pichon Battle. In this passionate, lyrical talk, she urges us to radically restructure the economic and social systems that are driving climate migration — and caused it in the first place — and shares how we can cultivate collective resilience, better prepare before disaster strikes and advance human rights for all.