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'Climate Migrants' recognized in Paris draft agreement

"The recogniration of climate migrants and climate migration in draft of the Paris climate change agreement was welcomed by human rights advocates Friday, including the International Organization for Migration (IOM), which said millions more people will be displaced by the effects of climate change if world leaders fail to curb global warming. "Now that climate change and migration are an integral part of the draft agreement, we can justifiably speak of climate migration and climate migrants, said IOM Director William Lacy Swing in a statement."