The Refugee Caselaw blog has just circulated this reference to a Huffington Post news story: "Man Wanting 'Climate Change Refugee' Status Denied New Zealand Immigration" - the first such case, I wonder?
Climate Change and the Syrian Uprising (Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, Aug. 2012) [text]
- HT to the UKCCMC.
Climate Change, Water Stress, Conflict and Migration: Papers Presented at a Conference
held on 21 September 2011 in The Hague, the Netherlands (International Hydrological Programme, July 2012) [text]
Climate Migrants Risk More Harm in New Surroundings (UNISDR, Aug. 2012) [text]
Global Environmental Change and Environmental-Induced
Migration, Paper presented at ISA 53rd Annual Convention, San Diego, 1-4 April 2012 [text]
"Rethinking the 'Debate on Environmental Refugees': From 'Maximilists and Minimalists' to 'Proponents and Critics'," Journal of Political Ecology, vol 19 (2012) [open access text]
The Security Risks of Climate Change Displacement in Bangladesh, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 12/58 (Aug. 2012) [text via SSRN]