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Climate change affects almost all sectors of human societies and life. One underrated and underreported consequence of the climate crisis is taking so-called climate migration - displacement due to climate change. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) predicts the number of "environmental migrants" in 2050 to be between 25 million and 1 billion.
To find out more about this topic and, in particular, about one of the most affected regions - Central Asia - Angelina and Boris spoke to Viviane Clement, Senior Climate Change Specialist with the World Bank's Climate Change Group, Ikrom Mamadov, Director of the Youth Group on the Protection of the Environment and the National Director of the Ecological Network of Tajikistan, and Kira Vinke, Head of the Center for Climate and Foreign Policy at the German Council of Foreign Relations (DGAP).
This episode is supported by n-ost, The Moscow Times and the European Climate Foundation, and made by:
- Boris Schneider, European Journalism Project Manager at Clean Energy Wire (CLEW). Prior he has worked as a specialist on Eastern European climate and energy topics, amongst others for n-ost and the German Economic Team. He graduated from the Free University of Berlin with a M. Sc. in Economics and is interested in the intersection of political economy and ecology in Eurasia.
- Angelina Davydova, an environmental journalist originally from Russia, now based in Berlin. Angelina has been writing about climate change in the region for Russian and international media and attending UN climate summits since 2008. She also teaches environmental journalism and environmental and climate policy and communication in a number of universities and regularly organises training for journalists from Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Caucasus on environmental and climate reporting. Angelina is a climate projects coordinator with n-ost, environmental projects coordinator with Dialogue For Understanding e. V, editor of the magazine "Environment and Rights" and an expert with the Ukraine War Environemntal Consequences Work Group.
Production by the www.thepodcastcoach.co.uk