The Climate and Migration Coalition

Protecting people who move due to the impacts of climate change

We are an organisation concerned with the rights and welfare of anyone who moves due to the impacts of climate change. Find out more. 

What we believe

Climate change will re-shape patterns of migration and displacement. Everyone has the right to move safely and legallay. We believe in everyone’s right to move as a way of coping with the worst impacts of climate change. 

What we do

We fight for humane and empowering policies that will protect people who move due to the impacts of climate change. 

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Our weekly newsletter is a digest of everything you need to know about climate and migration. The briefing keeps you up to date with the latest global events and research from the world of climate-linked migration and conflict.

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The issues: getting started

Find out how climate change is re-shapping migration and displacement – and what this means for people across the world.

Latest news

More news and resources 

Climate, drought and conflict in the Horn of Africa

A new drought has swept across the Horn of Africa, creating widespread displacement. With drought playing a key role in the wider crisis, it is important to examine the role of climate change in contributing to the situation.

Placing climate change amongst the causes of disasters

Debates about whether climate change has played a role in a particular disaster tend to polarise very quickly. This post is an attempt to place climate change amongst the forces that create displacement and chaos after disasters.

Images on this page

Zaatri refugee camp. EC / ECHO / Dina Baslan. From Flickr. (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Kenya, beans. Neil Palmer  / CIAT. From Flickr.

Malekula Island, Vanuatu. Tom Perry / World Bank. From Flickr. (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Iraqi children look out at the sunset over the Bamarne informal camp for Internally Displaced Persons, in northern Iraq. Andrew McConnell/Panos for DFID. From Flickr. (CC BY-NC 2.0)

Island and boat. Global Environment Facility / Pacific-IWRM. From Flickr. (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

The Ganges Delta. From NASA 

Bangladesh. Adnan Islam. From Wikimedia Commons.  Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic

Teafuafou island on the approach into Funfauti atoll, Tuvalu. From Flickr. (CC BY-NC 2.0)

Families returning to their communities following the flooding in Pakistan.DFID / Russell Watkins. From Flickr. (CC BY 2.0)