Searching with a thematic focus on Climate change, Migration
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Climate change, environment and migration in the Sahel: selected issues with a focus on Senegal and Malimicle, 2012The micle research project investigates the social-ecological conditions of population movements in Mali and Senegal. The overall goal of the project is to contribute to a better understanding of the complex relationships between climate-related environmental changes and migration.Document
Climate change, vulnerability and human mobility: perspectives of refugees from the east and Horn of AfricaUnited Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security, 2012This study aims to understand the extent to which refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) have perceived, experienced and responded to climatic variability and long-term negative climatic change in the east and Horn of Africa.DocumentInternational Organization for Migration, 2012There are growing concerns that climate change will lead to large-scale population displacements and migrations in coming decades. Many security scholars worry that these may in turn contribute to violence and conflict in the most vulnerable regions. Are these concerns supported by scientific evidence? And if so, what options are available to concerned policymakers?DocumentInstitut du développement durable et des relations internationales (IDDRI) / Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations, 2010The environment has always been an important factor in migration, however, the expected impacts of climate change transform the complex relationship that exists between environmental degradation and migration flows, whether forced or voluntary.Document
Climate-Related Displacement and Human Security in South Asia: A Review of the Social Science ResearchInstitute for Human Security, 2011Climate-related displacement is one of the key challenges facing South Asia in the coming decades. This paper reviews existing research and argues that one way to frame the contributions of social science research is to explore the issues in terms of a human security approach.Document2012Migration to urban areas is a regular phenomenon but climate induced forced displacement to to cities, over the recent years, is a matter of concern. Increased frequency and severity of natural disasters by climate change over the past recent years are not only displacing people physically but also exposing them to enhanced poverty by threatening their livelihoods temporarily and permanently.Document2011Environmental refugees are one of the most burning issues at this time throughout the world. Bangladesh, a riverine country, is suffering from acquit riverbank erosion which compels millions of her population to be displaced from their place of origin. As such, 283 locations, 85 towns and growth centers, along with 2400 kilometers of riverbank line in Bangladesh are vulnerable to erosion.DocumentHeinrich Boell Foundation, 2010This study investigates the different ways in which women and men are affected by the impacts from climate change, and possible differences in the resulting migration strategies.DocumentInternational Organization for Migration, 2010This paper examines how migration and development are linked, the potential benefits of mainstreaming migration into development, and the current state of affairs with including migration issues into development planning around the world.Document
Perceptions of ecological migration in inner Mongolia, China: summary of fieldwork and relevance for climate adaptationCenter for International Climate and Environmental Research, Oslo, 2009This report documents local perceptions and experiences of environmental migration in selected settlements in Mongolia and China, and discusses some of the challenges and opportunities for climate change adaptation there.