Friday, September 6, 2013

Counting Climate Migrants

Those loyal readers of this blog shoud remember I consider More or Less as one of the best podcasts ever (a great companion for dishwashing!).

In the last episode, Tim Harford and Hannah Barnes scrutinize the statistics on climate refugees initially adopted by the United Nations. These figures were originally estimated by Professor Norman Myers, who has received much criticism by some demographers and experts on climate migrants.