251: A Climate Change Refugee

A recent legal case involving a man from Kiribati claiming refugee status from the impacts of climate has captured world media attention. In this episode of World Ocean Radio, host Peter Neill will discuss the case and its implication for future refugees and will argue that developed economies are the responsible perpetrators of crimes against the defenseless victims of climate change.

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Resource from this episode:
HuffingtonPost.com: Ioane Teitiota, Kiribati Man, Sees Climate Change Refugee Claim Rejected by New Zealand Judge.

Image: Flag of Kiribati