23 November 2011

Focus on Climate Migration

New publications:

Book Reviews of Climate Change and Displacement: Multidisciplinary Perspectives, Hart Publishing, 2010: Global Law Books (Nov. 2011) [text]; Osgoode Hall Law Journal, vol. 49, no. 1 (2011) [text]

Governing International Climate Change-Induced Migration: The Chaos and the Dancing Star, Paper prepared for "Reinventing Governance for Managing Climate Change and Its Adaptation," 8th NAPSIPAG International Conference, Kathmandu, 15-16 December 2011 [text]
- See also other related papers by this author.

"Preparing for Resettlement Associated with Climate Change," Science, vol. 334, no. 6055 (Oct. 2011) [abstract]
- See comments on the State of the Planet blog, CIRUN and the Brookings-Bern Project on Internal Displacement. The latter refers readers to follow-up articles on the Population-Environment Research Network Cyberseminar.

Statement of the Global Migration Group on the Impact of Climate Change on Migration (Global Migration Group, Nov. 2011) [text]

Journal article abstracts:

"Climate Change: Migration as Adaptation," Nature, vol. 478, no. 7370 (Oct. 2011) [abstract]

Global Environmental Change, Articles in Press [abstracts]
- Browse for articles relating to "Migration and global environmental change." It looks like a forthcoming issue will be devoted to this topic.

"Why the Numbers Don’t Add Up: A Review of Estimates and Predictions of People Displaced by Environmental Changes," Global Environmental Change, Article in Press (Oct. 2011) [abstract]

Event after the fact:

Climate Change and Migration in the Asia-Pacific: Legal and Policy Responses, Sydney, 10-11 November 2011 [access]
- Webcasts of the presentations, texts of available papers and a podcast of interviews with conference speakers are now online.

New project:

New Pan-European Research Network on Climate Change and Migration [info]
- "Climate Change and Migration: Knowledge, Law and Policy, and Theory," launched by COST in Oct. 2011.

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