Migrations caused by drought take place not only in Africa or the Middle East, but also within Europe. Population movements related to no access to water will intensify in the coming years, argues Dr. Karolina Sobczak-Szelc from the Centre of Migration Research at the University of Warsaw.
Every decade, 13 percent of sea ice in the northern hemisphere is irretrievably lost. In a few dozen years it may completely disappear in the summer. Its reduced range in the northern hemisphere causes further climate changes and extreme weather phenomena on Earth, an expert from the Polish Academy of Sciences says.