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- DocumentChristian Aid, 2007The number of IDPs is expected to rise dramatically in the coming decades. And those already displaced look likely to be joined by at least equal numbers of people forced from their homes because of climate change. The case studies in this report spell out in human detail how major internal migration crises, caused by conflict, have already developed in Sudan, in Uganda and in Sri Lanka.DocumentInternational Organization for Migration, 2008This paper is concerned with the question of trying to further the understanding of how different types of shocks and stresses caused by climate change influence different types of migration. The document:DocumentInternational Organization for Migration, 2008Environmental degradation, climate change and migration are not new to the global community. However, managing these phenomena has become both more challenging and more critical to ensuring human security and sustainable development.DocumentInstitute for Environmental Security, 2008This paper documents the conference entitled “From Bali to Poznan: New Issues, New Challenges”. Convened by the Institute of Environmental Security on the 18 December 2007 and held at the European Parliament in Brussels, the conference discussed the impact of climate change on international security and sustainable development.Documentid21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2008A billion people could be forced from their homes by 2050; 250 million of them permanently displaced by the effects of climate change. Without urgent action global warming will exacerbate the conflicts, natural disasters and development projects that drive displacement and the problem will spiral out of control.DocumentGlobal Governance Project, 2007Climate change threatens to cause the largest refugee crisis in human history.DocumentInternational Organization for Migration, 2008This paper analyses the relationship that coexists between migration and climate change. It looks at the nature of forced migration and discusses development implications, and policy appropriate responses.DocumentEvaluation and Policy Analysis Unit, UNHCR, 2008Despite growing concern of the international community about the consequences of migration resulting from environmental deterioration, research on environment and migration remains limited. This paper sets out to understand the reasons why environmental factors have been neglected by migration studies, and proposes a new definition of population movements induced by environmental factors.DocumentSIDA Studies, 2008Climate change is upon us and its physical effects have started to unfold. This report takes such findings, expressed in the Forth Assessment Review of the Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change, as its starting point and looks at the social and human consequences that are likely to ensue – particularly the risks of conflict and instability.DocumentBrookings Institution, 2007This report discusses some of the problems with the current debate on climate change’s impact on displacement. In doing so, it reviews what is known about climate change and considers alternative ways that climate change relates to environmental factors, which in turn influence displacement.