A headline on the BBC last week screamed:
New warning on Arctic sea ice meltYet in 2005, the United Nations predicted that rising sea levels and shrinking freshwater would "create up to 50 million environmental refugees by the end of the decade." As Gavin Atkins asks:
What happened to the climate refugees?Why don't the media or the liberals remember yesterday's false predictions when sounding the alarm bells about tomorrow?
[A] very cursory look at the first available evidence seems to show that the places identified by the UNEP as most at risk of having climate refugees are not only not losing people, they are actually among the fastest growing regions in the world.
(via Global Warming Policy Foundation)