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    Research Round Up: climate linked migration and geopolitical relations

    Research Round Up: climate linked migration and geopolitical relations

    22nd May 2015

    Climate induced migrants, international law and human rights, an assessment Ali, Abdikarim People displaced by the impacts of climate change are often referred to as 'climate induced migrants'. Unlike people fleeing war, climate migrants often fall outside the international legal framework of ...

    Research Round Up: Elite perceptions and local dimensions

    Research Round Up: Elite perceptions and local dimensions

    6th May 2015

    Challenging climate change & migration discourse: different understandings of timescale & temporality in the Maldives Alex Arnall, Uma Kothari Particular perspectives have been privileged in the climate change context from elites – climate change professionals and experts – compare...

    Climate change and the tragedy in the Mediterranean – are there connections?

    Climate change and the tragedy in the Mediterranean - are there connections?

    29th April 2015

    This article was first published in Responding to Climate Change.  Why are so many people drowning in the Mediterranean? The short answer is this: we cancelled the search and rescue operation. Worse, we decided to cancel it because we knew it would make the crossing more perilous, and this ...

    Research Round Up: championing climate change through knowledge transfer

    Research Round Up: championing climate change through knowledge transfer

    27th April 2015

    Between heat and hardships. Climate change and mixed migration flows in Morocco. Papa Sow, Elina Marmer & Jürgen Scheffran Morocco's proximity to Europe makes it a hot spot for climate-linked migration, especially from countries in West Africa. These people are often fishermen who have c...

    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...

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