Reuters/Roni Bintang - A mother holds her child as Mount Sinabung spews ash and hot lava during an eruption in Indonesia's north Sumatra province

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Earth Day: Climate change and displacement across borders

April 22, 2015, Elizabeth Ferris

On Earth Day, it’s important to consider the numerous ways of approaching the complex issue of climate change. Elizabeth Ferris, who looks at climate change from the perspective of migration and displacement, examines what happens if people are forced to leave their countries because of a disaster or environmental degradation or the effects of climate change.

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