05 April 2017

Thematic Focus: Climate Change

Event & opportunity:

Seminar: Planned Relocation in the Context of Climate Change: Practical Tools, Washington, DC, 11 April 2017 [info]

Course: Understanding Climate Change and Migration, London, 23 May 2017 [info]


Addressing the Protection Gap of Environmental Refugees: A Reform of the 1951 Refugee Convention? (Groningen Journal of International Law Blog, March 2017) [text]

Assessing the Climate Change–Migration Nexus through the Lens of Migrants: The Case of the Republic of Mauritius (IOM, March 2017) [text]

Building Global Governance for 'Climate Refugees' (T20 Forced Migration Task Force, March 2017) [text]

The Climate Change-Human Trafficking Nexus (IOM, March 2017) [text]

Climate Migration and Resettlement Workshop: Thoughts from the Discussions (Leverhulme Trust Doctoral Prog. in Climate Justice Blog, March 2017) [text]

"Detecting Climate Adaptation with Mobile Network Data in Bangladesh: Anomalies in Communication, Mobility and Consumption Patterns during Cyclone Mahasen," Climatic Change, vol. 138, no. 3 (Oct. 2016) [open access]
- See also related UKCCMC blog post.

The Devil’s in the Detail: Policymaking on Climate Change and Human Mobilities Post-Paris (TransRe Connecting the Spots Blog, March 2017) [text]

Discussion Series: Climate Change and Forced Migration Edition (ESPMI, March 2017) [access]
- Six contributors address the question of "Climate Change and Forced Migration: How Should Governments Respond?"

"Ensuring the Rights of Climate-displaced People in Bangladesh," Forced Migration Review, no.54 (Feb. 2017) [open access]

Environmental Displacement and Environmental Migration: Blurred Boundaries Require Integrated Policies, RRN/CRS Policy Brief (Refugee Research Network, Dec. 2016) [text]

Heading off a Climate Migration Crisis in Asia (Asian Development Blog, March 2017) [text]

Interview: Preparing for Climate and Disaster Migration (openDemocracy, March 2017) [text]

Making Mobility Work for Adaptation to Environmental Changes: Results from the MECLEP Global Research (IOM, April 2017) [text]

Migration as Adaptation to Environmental and Climate Change: The Case of Kenya (IOM, 2017) [text]

On the Run from Climate Change, ABC Radio National, 30 March 2017 [info]
- Follow link for podcast.

Siirtolaisuus-Migration, no. 1 (2017) [full-text]
- Includes feature on "Environmental Change," with two English-language articles: "The Politics of Rights Protection for Environmentally Displaced People" and "Evidence for Policy: Human Mobility as Adaptation to Climate and Environmental Change."

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Climate Change & Disasters (9 March 2017)

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