12 October 2017

Thematic Focus: Climate Change & Disasters

"Another Climate Change Concern: Forced Migration," Harvard Gazette, 29 Sept. 2017 [text]

Beyond Climate Migration: Escaping the Confines of a Concept (Climate & Migration Coalition, Sept. 2017) [text]

Climate Change and the Migration Crisis (Huffington Post, Oct. 2017) [text]

*"Climate-Induced Displacement and Climate Disaster Law: Barriers and Opportunities," Chapter in Climate Disaster Law: Barriers and Opportunities (Edward Elgar, Forthcoming 2018) [preprint]

Climate Refugees Mini-Symposium (International Law @UEA, July-Sept. 2017?) [access]
- Scroll down to view all nine posts in this blog series.

"Disaster-induced Displacement in the Caribbean and the Pacific," Forced Migration Review, no. 56 (Oct. 2017) [open access]

"The Effects of Weather Shocks on Economic Activity: How Can Low-Income Countries Cope?," Chapter 3 in World Economic Outlook (IMF, Oct. 2017) [text]
- See also related blog post and Bloomberg article.

Environmental Justice, vol. 10, no. 4 (Aug. 2017) [contents]
- Special issue on "Climate Refugees and the Human Cost of Global Climate Change."

*Gone with the Wind: International Migration, Economics Discussion Papers Series, no. 1708 (University of Otago, April 2017) [text]
- Study looking into the determinants of international migration found "that climate change is a more important driver than income and political freedom together."

"Guest Editorial: Climate Change, Migration and Displacement of Populations: A Special Issue," International Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management, Earlycite, 2017 [open access]
- Note: This issue has not yet been officially published; however, many of the articles that will make up the issue are already available open access online, including "Social Protection as a Strategy to Address Climate-induced Migration," "Who Takes Responsibility for the Climate Refugees?," "Human Mobility in the Context of Climate Change and Disasters: A South American Approach," "Displacement and Climate Change: Improving Planning Policy and Increasing Community Resilience," and "Policies and Mechanisms to Address Climate-induced Migration and Displacement in Pacific and Caribbean Small Island Developing States."

"Human Security and the Relocation of Internally Displaced Environmental Refugees in Cameroon," Refugee Survey Quarterly, vol. 36, no. 3 (Sept. 2017) [open access]

"The RCM Guide: A Novel Protection Tool for Cross-border Disaster-induced Displacement in the Americas," Forced Migration Review, no. 56 (Oct. 2017) [open access]

Shrinking Options: The Nexus Between Climate Change, Displacement and Security in the Lake Chad Basin (Climate Refugees, Sept. 2017) [text via IOM]

Six Things Governments Should Do about Hurricane Displacement Right Now (Climate & Migration Coalition, Oct. 2017) [text]

"Towards a Regional Agreement on Environmental Displacement?," Forced Migration Review, no. 56 (Oct. 2017) [open access]


Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Climate Change & Disasters (27 July 2017)

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