We exist to challenge the lack of long-term strategies to support and protect people at risk of displacement linked to environmental change

The UK Climate Change and Migration Coalition is an alliance of refugee, human rights, development and environmental organisations. We believe the rights of affected communities must be central to the discussion of how this issue is addressed. We want to make the voices of affected communities and civil society central to the debate.

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    Research round up: examining the root causes of migration and building resilience in Asia

    Research round up: examining the root causes of migration and building resilience in Asia

    16th April 2015

    Climate Migration and the Politics of Causal Attribution: A Case Study in Mongolia  Benoît Mayor The capital of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar has since the mid 1990’s experienced a rapid urbanization of internal migrants. The migrants themselves often identify unemployment as the main reason for...

    Podcast: when people move. Understanding how climate change creates the movement of people

    Podcast: when people move. Understanding how climate change creates the movement of people

    14th April 2015

    Over the last two years we have collected testimonies from people who have moved as a result of climate-linked disasters. By exploring these stories we can begin to answer questions about how climate change is creating new patterns of migration and displacement. We can also begin to ask how life on ...

    Research Roundup: Climate Change Vulnerability in Cities and the Agricultural Sector

    Research Roundup: Climate Change Vulnerability in Cities and the Agricultural Sector

    9th April 2015

    The Impact of Climate Change, Migration & Cities in South America Elizabeth Warn, Susana B. Adamo Some of the world’s congested cities are situated in South America and many of them are homes to over 10 million people while continuing to grow. Better opportunities and higher salaries hav...

    Research round up: atolls, international law and resettelment

    Research round up: atolls, international law and resettelment

    6th April 2015

    Atoll Island States & International Law: Climate Change Displacement & Sovereignty Lilian Yamamoto and Miguel Esteban The future of Atoll islands is not as bright as their white sandy beaches or crystal blue waters suggest, quite the opposite. In fact, recent studies show that many of th...

    Interactive Google Map – Historical migration and displacement in the Pacific

    Interactive Google Map - Historical migration and displacement in the Pacific

    2nd April 2015

    Cyclone Pam raised the question of population relocation in the Pacific. The idea of people moving within the Pacific is often presented as entirely new. The media present Pacific people as unchanging, having inhabited the same place for milenia. For some people this is true, however the history of ...

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