Climate change could boost migrant tide to Europe, Juncker warns

EUROPEAN COMMISSION

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said Europe’s priority has to be to adopt an ambitious, robust and bidding global climate deal.

Vows to keep EU member states in line on the way to Paris


STRASBOURG - Even as Europe wrestles over how to absorb the migrant tide, following the Syrian crisis, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker warned on September 9 that the next flood of refugees could be driven by climate change.

The European Union has to be very ambitious that nations will reach agreement at the global climate change talks scheduled for Paris this December, he said, adding that Europe is leading the way in efforts to tackle climate change.

“We’re tackling the ...


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