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Information About Climate-Induced Migration Spurs Negative Attitudes About Immigrants

May 18, 2023


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5-15 mins
Information About Climate Induced Migration Spurs Negative Attitudes About Immigrants
Presented by Michigan News

Some consequences of climate change tend to go marginally unnoticed until the effects are felt. Most are aware of the often-referenced catastrophes that accompany a climate change discussion, but many who rely on the news and essential information being provided for them are unaware of climate-induced immigration. A study conducted by researchers at the University of Michigan suggests that those who are aware of global warming looked for opportunities to aid these immigrants, but an inverse effect was noted for individuals who were just told the details of the situation.

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