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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    What has the IPCC actually said about migration and climate change?

    What has the IPCC actually said about migration and climate change?

    31st March 2014

    In the run up to the release of the IPCC's fifth assessment a number of headlines suggested that the report would reveal dire predictions about human displacement and migration. The headlines suggested that millions of people could be on the move. With the report now released we can make an asses...

    Migration as adaptation. New briefing paper.

    Migration as adaptation. New briefing paper.

    7th February 2014

    Should migration be a way of adapting to climate change? As the world warms, our focus moves from how we can reduce emissions, to how we can adapt to life on a  warmer planet. Our new briefing paper explores whether migration could become a key strategy for some people to cope with the impacts of c...

    Migration stories from the Ganges-Brahmaputra Delta

    Migration stories from the Ganges-Brahmaputra Delta

    5th February 2014

    “We are not educated people, but I can sense something grave is happening around us. I couldn’t believe my eyes – the land that I had tilled for years, that fed me and my family for generations, has vanished. We have lost our livelihood. All our belongings and cattle were swept away by cyclone...

    Moving Stories: Latin America.

    Moving Stories: Latin America.

    20th January 2014

    Alex Randall The Latin American region is one of the most vulnerable to climate change. Many of its countries are located in the hurricane belt; others depend on the thaw of the snow and ice deposits in the Andes to supply water to their urban and agricultural sectors; and several are at high ris...

    Moving Stories report: The voices of people who move in the context of environmental

    Moving Stories report: The voices of people who move in the context of environmental

    14th January 2014

    The voices of people who move in the context of environmental change are currently absent from the debate about how this issue is addressed.   Download the Moving Stories report. Moving Stories highlights these powerful, inspiring and often traumatic stories. Testimonies f...

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