Whatever happened to all those millions of refugees who were going to be heading our way when they were made homeless by the effects of climate change? you might well ask. You probably wouldn't because like me you had forgotten about them. Some diligent people have not and so the question has been raised. And the Unied Nations lies, deceptions and Orwellian rewriting of the past machine has gone into overdrive.
One of the people on the UN's case is Anthony Watts, Meteorologist and Climate Blogger who has an interesting article in The Daily Caller. Here's a teaser:
Oh boy, government idiocy at its finest. Not only is the original claim bogus, the attempts to disappear it are hilariously inept. Apparently, they’ve never heard of Google Cache at the UN. Rather than simply saying “we were wrong,” they’ve now brought even more distrust onto the UN.
Back on April 11th, Gavin Atkins of Asian Correspondent asked this simple question: What happened to the climate refugees?
It is a valid question, and he backs it up with census numbers. Here’s the first part of his story.
In 2005, the United Nations Environment Programme predicted that climate change would create 50 million climate refugees by 2010. These people, it was said, would flee a range of disasters including sea level rise, increases in the numbers and severity of hurricanes, and disruption to food production.
The UNEP even provided a handy map. The map shows us the places most at risk including the very sensitive low lying islands of the Pacific and Caribbean.
It so happens that just a few of these islands and other places most at risk have since had censuses, so it should be possible for us now to get some idea of the devastating impact climate change is having on their population. Let’s have a look at the evidence:
Read the full article on the Missing 50 Million Climate Refugees: