Climate-induced migration creates perils, possibilities

by IRIN News

Picking up the pieces, post-Typhoon Haiyan Photo: David Swanson/IRIN

For Pacific islands like Palau, Tuvalu and Kiribati, the implications of climate change are clear – and devastating. Already, these governments have begun to plan for a future in which entire populations have to relocate as their islands vanish under the rising sea. But climate change also threatens ways of life in subtler ways, leaving families around the world to work out for themselves how to cope.