11 May 2017

Thematic Focus: Climate Change & Disasters


Webcast: Climate Change, Migration & Displacement: New Perspectives on Regional Approaches to Climate-induced Migration, Displacement and Relocation, New York, 16 May 2017 [info]

Public lecture: The Displacement Project: Perspectives on climate change and planned relocation in the Pacific, Sydney, 7 June 2017 [info]
- RSVP by 2 June 2017.


"Building International Approaches to Climate Change, Disasters, and Displacement," Windsor Yearbook of Access to Justice, vol. 33, no. 2 (2016) [open access]

China to Relocate Millions of People Away from Disaster Zones (IRIN, April 2017) [text]

Guiding Principles on Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change: East and Horn of Africa (Inter-Agency Working Group on Disaster Preparedness for East and Central Africa, Feb. 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

"How a Warming Planet Drives Human Migration," New York Times Magazine, 19 April 2017 [text]

Impact and Causes of Disasters and Migration in Southeast Asia (Aid & International Development Forum, March 2017) [infographic via ReliefWeb]

Migration, Displacement, and the Environment: A Perspective from the Middle East, Briefing Paper, no. 3 (Mixed Migration Platform, April 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

Natural Catastrophes and Man-made Disasters in 2016: A Year of Widespread Damages (Swiss Re, March 2017) [text]

New Challenges to Human Security: Environmental Change and Human Mobility (Georgetown Univ., April 2017) [text]
- See also related Washington Post article.

No Place to Call Home: Protecting Children's Rights When the Changing Climate Forces Them to Flee (Unicef, April 2017) [text]

Pacific Possible: Long-term Economic Opportunities and Challenges for Pacific Island Countries (World Bank, March 2017) [text]
- See also related research papers on seven focus areas, including labour mobility and climate change, and Guardian news article.

"Should I Stay or Should I Go? Shaping International Responses to Climate Change, Disasters and Displacement," Law Society Journal, no. 32 (April 2017) [full-text via Kaldor Centre]
- Link also leads to related interview.

The Task Force on Displacement: The Pieces of the Puzzle Begin to Fall into Place (Climate & Migration Coalition, April 2017) [text]

The Unfolding Tragedy of Climate Change in Bangladesh (Scientific American Blog, April 2017) [text]

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Climate Change (5 April 2017)

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