19 March 2012

Focus on Climate/Environmental Displacement

Upcoming event:

The Securitization of Climate Change: 'Threat Multipliers' and Climate Migration in Africa, New York,
28 March 2012 [info]
- Presentation by Greg White of Smith College; RSVP via the link.


Addressing Climate Change and Migration in Asia and the Pacific (Asian Development Bank, March 2012) [text]
- See also related news report.

"Book Review:
Climate Change and Displacement: Multidisciplinary Perspectives," Human Rights Quarterly, vol. 34, no. 1 (Feb. 2012) [full-text via SSRN]

Protecting "Water Refugees" : An Examination of Alternative Frameworks for Protecting Those Displaced by Water Scarcity, Water Policy, and Water Management, Thesis submitted to the Faculty of the Graduate School (University of Texas at Austin, Aug. 2011; issued Feb. 2012) [text]

"Riverbank Erosion Displacees in Bangladesh: Need for Institutional Response and Policy Intervention," Bangladesh Journal of Bioethics, vol. 2, no. 2 (2011) [full-text via Eldis]

News stories re. Kiribati's recent proposal to purchase land in Fiji as a safeguard against rising sea levels:

"Island Nation of Kiribati Contemplates Move to Fiji," Christian Science Monitor, 9 March 2012 [text]

"Kiribati Buys Land in Fiji to Save Citizens from Sea-level Rise," Wired UK, 8 March 2012 [text]

Migration not a Matter of Choice but Survival, says Kiribati President (UNISDR, March 2012) [text]

Photo essays:

Climate Displacement in Kiribati (Displacement Solutions, Feb. 2012) [access]

Climate Displacement in Tuvualu (Displacement Solutions, Feb. 2012) [access]

"In Pictures: Kiribati Fights Catastrophic Sea Level Rise," Wired UK, 14 March 2012 [access]

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