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Environmental Migration in the Media

This page provides links to articles spotted by the Transformations in Risk team that highlight the issue of environment and climate and migration. With more and more articles appearing, this is becoming a hugely debated area. We decided to collect a sample of these here, as it is interesting to see how the media discourse is developing.

New Scientist article about possible global futures and the potential for tipping points

New York Times report on the climate science debate about the use of the term “tipping point”

NYT: Migrant or refugee — what’s in a name?

Before the Flood. NYT: Searching for a fair solution for climate-induced migration.

Poor cities must step up climate change fight-UN

Australians Face Climate Change Relocation

Water tensions remain in the pipeline

Globe and Mail: World faces daunting refugee crisis

Anything Goes: The Dangers of Linking Climate Change to National Security

Climate-related disasters force 20 million out of homes in 2008

Mobility key to climate change adaptation, say experts

It is hard to determine how many people may become “climate migrants”

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