We need a fresh approach to climate change migration. This is why

Glenda Escobar, 33, a migrant from Honduras, part of a caravan of thousands from Central America en route to the United States, rests on the road with her son Adonai, as they make their way to Pijijiapan from Mapastepec, Mexico, October 25, 2018. Reuters photographer Ueslei Marcelino: "We accompanied Glenda and her two children for 24 hours. Adonai told me that he would stay awake every night so his mother could rest. In this photo, I got one of the rare moments that remained quiet for some time. He would not stop for a minute - always smiling, jumping or running. I believe that his good-nature and positive energy, became the 'fuel' for his brother and his mother to continue the walk." REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino  SEARCH "IMMIGRATION POY" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "REUTERS POY" FOR ALL BEST OF 2018 PACKAGES. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY. - RC14AD4097D0

Those experiencing stress and fear about losing their homes from climate change would benefit from participating in planning processes Image: REUTERS

Carol Farbotko
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