LONDON: Climate change is not a driving force behind migration today - but it could be in the future, residents in four European countries believe.
A survey of 4,000 residents of Britain, Germany, France and Norway found that most believe climate change is not a major reason for mass migration today - but about 40 percent think it will lead to an increase of migrants in the future, according to results released Wednesday.
The study, coordinated by Cardiff University in Britain, collaborated with institutions in Germany, France and Norway to examine perceptions of climate change in the four countries as they relate to science, public policy, renewable energy and migration.
This survey is one of the first looks at public beliefs about climate change as a potential catalyst for migration, said Nick Pidgeon, a Cardiff professor and the lead investigator.
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