Thematic Focus: Climate Change & Disasters

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CFP: Rectifying the Protection Gap for ‘Climate Refugees’: Where Next?, London, 6 June 2019 [info]
– Submit abstracts by 29 March 2019.


Climate Change: Activities of Selected Agencies to Address Potential Impact on Global Migration (U.S. Government Accountability Office, Jan. 2019) [text]

“Climate Change Displacement and Migration: An Analysis of the Current International Legal Regime’s Deficiency, Proposed Solutions and a Way Forward for Australia,” Melbourne Journal of International Law, vol. 19, no. 2 (Dec. 2018) [full-text]

“Climate, Conflict and Forced Migration,” Global Environmental Change, vol. 54 (Jan. 2019) [open access]
– See also related Thomson Reuters Foundation News article.

“Displacement and Resettlement: Understanding the Role of Climate Change in Contemporary Migration,” Chapter in Loss and Damage from Climate Change: Concepts, Methods and Policy Options (Springer, Nov. 2018) [open access]

Double Vulnerability: The Humanitarian Implications of Intersecting Climate and Conflict Risk, Working Paper, no. 550 (ODI et al., March 2019) [access]
– Follow link for texts in English and French.

From Island to Slum: Bangladesh’s Quiet Displacement Crisis (IDMC Blog, March 2019) [text]

“How Dire Climate Displacement Warnings are Becoming a Reality in Bangladesh,” The New Humanitarian, 5 March 2019 [text]

The Need for an African Union Special Envoy for Climate Change and Security (SIPRI, Feb. 2019) [text]

A Pressure Release Valve? Migration and Climate Change in Kiribati, Nauru and Tuvalu (Australian National Univ., Feb. 2019) [text via ReliefWeb]

“Protection of Climate Displaced Persons under International Law: A Case Study from Mataso Island, Vanuatu,” Melbourne Journal of International Law, vol. 19, no. 2 (Dec. 2018) [full-text]

“Refugees and Climate Change: A Cause for Hope?,” Small Wars Journal (March 2019)
– Five part series: 1) Introduction; 2) Case studies; 3) Climate displacement & economic policy; 4) National security; 5) Conclusion.


“Climate Change Displacement is Happening Now,” Displaced, Season 2 [info]
– Follow link for podcast.

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