Polar and Climate
The polar and high mountains are the planet’s barometers, telling us a great deal about the present and future effects of climate change.
People have always been searching for better economic opportunities for themselves and their families. Historically migration has driven large economic and social shifts. Today climate change is exacerbating underlying social and economic drivers of migration in many places of the world. But does outmigration increase resilience to climate change? What happens to the society and families, to the ones that are left behind – how does migration influence their situation, are they becoming more or less vulnerable? A closer look at migration and climate change in Nepal, could help us answer some of these questions.