Driven from the countryside by climate change-related storms and droughts, nomads are taking their gers to the city—and causing environmental problems in the process.

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Increasing droughts and severe winter storms are driving Mongolia’s nomadic people away from the countryside and into the capital Ulaanbaatar. But the influx of people is causing overcrowding, sanitation issues and its own environmental challenge: severe air pollution.