03 December 2013

Thematic Focus: Climate Change & Displacement


"South Pacific Islander Loses Climate Change Asylum Plea in New Zealand," Wired, 27 Nov. 2013 [text]
 - Here's a copy of the decision.  See also earlier related post on "Refugee Claims based on Climate Change."


"Acclimating to Climate Change: Filling the International Policy Void for Environmentally Displaced People," Houston Journal of International Law, vol. 35, no. 2 (2013) [full-text]

Climate Change-related Displacement: What Scope for Protection under Refugee and Human Rights Law?, London, 14 Nov. 2013 [info]
- See slides from one of the presenters.

Climate-threatened Solomon Islanders Prepare for Evacuation (Thomson Reuters Foundation, Nov. 2013) [text]

Sinking Hopes? Climate Change Refugees in New Zealand (Oxford Human Rights Hub, Nov. 2013) [text]
- References AF (Kiribati) [2013] NZIPT 800413.

Update from COP19: Displacement Sidelined as Negotiations Bottleneck around Money Talk (IDMC Blog, Nov. 2013) [text]

Why Should Governments Negotiating on Climate Change Care about Displacement? (IDMC Blog, Nov. 2013) [text]

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