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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    Visualising migration and climate change. What can web and social media data tell us about public interest in migration and climate change?

    Visualising migration and climate change. What can web and social media data tell us about public interest in migration and climate change?

    18th March 2015

    Using data from Google News, we have found that while the total amount of reporting on climate change is decreasing, the proportion of those stories that mention migration is increasing. Read on to find out why.  Statistics are a notoriously controversial topic when it comes to migration and cli...

    Infographic: exploring evidence for the climate change and conflict connection

    Infographic: exploring evidence for the climate change and conflict connection

    10th March 2015

    Several theories link climate change to armed conflict. But how do they stack up against the evidence? There is evidence that climate change can extend or increase existing conflict, however there are several competing theories about exactly how this happens. We put the theories to the test. ...

    Did climate change lead to the conflict in Syria? We examine new research that claims a powerful link.

    Did climate change lead to the conflict in Syria? We examine new research that claims a powerful link.

    3rd March 2015

    A new academic paper points to a connection between climate change and the conflict in Syria. The research also identifies migrants as a key factor in the violence. We're anticipating a lot of comment and debate on this over the coming week, so in this piece we want to pin down exactly what this new...

    Research Roundup: climate & migragtion – legal protection and biopolitics

    Research Roundup: climate & migragtion - legal protection and biopolitics

    20th February 2015

    Our weekly round up of new research on climate change, migration and displacement. ‘Climate Change Migrants’: Impediments to a Protection Framework and the Need to Incorporate Migration into Climate Change Adaptation Strategies Lauren Nishimura "Despite the reality of climate change, no i...

    Research round up: two papers on climate and migration in the Pacific

    Research round up: two papers on climate and migration in the Pacific

    12th February 2015

    Our weekly round up of new research on climate change, migration and displacement. Envisioning South-South relations in the fields of environmental change and migration in the Pacific Islands - past, present and futures Eberhard Weber "Climate change poses severe threats to developing countries. ...

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