25 April 2012

Focus on Climate Change


Upcoming event:

Refugees International will host a Roundtable on Climate Displacement on 2 May 2012 in Washington, DC.  More information is available here.


Climate Change, Migration, and Conflict in Northwest Africa: Rising Dangers and Policy Options across the Arc of Tension (Center for American Progress, April 2012) [text]
- See also video of related event.

Climatic Factors as Determinants of International Migration, CESifo Working Paper, no. 3747 (CESifo, Feb. 2012) [text via SSRN]

Life as a Climate Refugee (Huffington Post, April 2012) [text]

Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, March 2012) [access]
- Follow the link above for an executive summary and the full report.  See also summaries of key findings as they relate to Africa, Asia and Latin America/Caribbean.

Read On! Climate Change, Forced Migration, and International Law (IntLawGrrls, April 2012) [text]

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