23 July 2012

Focus on Climate Migration, Sustainable Development

The Feinstein International Center has published Climate Change as a Driver of Humanitarian Crises and Response, which "explores the relationships between climate change, humanitarian crises, and humanitarian response through a review of published and grey literature." 

Other recent publications include:

Center for American Progress Takes on Climate Change, Migration, and Why They Matter to U.S. National Security (New Security Beat, July 2012) [text]

Climate Change and Australia: Warming to the Global Challenge (Federation Press, 2012) [info]
- See esp. chapter entitled "Climate Change 'Refugees'? Climate-Related Displacement and Migration"; book will be launched 9 August 2012 at event hosted by the University of Sydney Law School.

Displacement and Development: Moving Forward from Rio +20 (UpFront Blog, July 2012) [text]

'Environmental Refugees’?: A Critical Perspective on the Normative Discourse (SSRN, July 2012) [text]

"An Ill Wind? Climate Change, Migration and Health," Environmental Health Perspectives, 120:5 (May 2012) [open access text]
- See also related news story.

"Migration as a Contribution to Resilience and Innovation in Climate Adaptation: Social Networks and Co-development in Northwest Africa," Applied Geography, vol. 33 (2012) [text via ACP Observatory on Migration]

The Securitisation of Climate-induced Migration: Critical Perspectives, Hamburg, 10-12 June 2012 [conf. report]

"Sustainable Development Law on Environmental Migration: The Story of an Obelisk, a Bag of Marbles, and a Tapestry," Environmental Law Review, vol. 14, no. 2 (2012) [text via SSRN]

Urgent Call for a Special Rapporteur on Climate Change and Human Rights (Environmental Justice Foundation, June 2012) [access]

What Should the Rio +20 Outcomes Document Have Said about Migration and Displacement Linked to Climate Change? (UK Climate Change & Migration Coalition, July 2012) [text]

Tagged Publications and Events & Opportunities.  

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