It's not flooding or other weather disasters that cause people to move but rather extreme high temperatures, at least in Pakistan
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People are constantly migrating around the globe. But scientists have long had trouble quantifying how many people are moving and where they are coming from and going to.
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Natural disasters like storms or floods cause less people to migrate than rising temperatures, new research suggests