Changing Climate, Changing Migration: Are Orderly Borders Possible in an Era of Rising Climate Migration?
When large numbers of asylum seekers and other migrants arrive at the borders of Western countries without prior authorization to enter, they are often treated as “spontaneous” arrivals. But migration is almost never truly spontaneous. Our podcast speaks with David Leblang, a professor of politics and public policy at the University of Virginia, who discusses how climate change fits into the migration calculus.
Changing Climate, Changing Migration: Climate Migration to Cities: Does the Move to Urban Areas Reduce Risk?
Are migrants, including those moving for reasons connected to climate change, likely to fare much better in the city when it comes to climate impacts? Tune in to this episode of our podcast, featuring noted climate expert Neil Adger of the University of Exeter, and find out.
Changing Climate, Changing Migration: In from the Cold? Should Climate Migrants Get Special Legal Migration Pathways?
Should countries extend legal protections to people displaced by climate change? This episode of Changing Climate, Changing Migration contemplates the merits of such an approach, featuring Ama Francis, a climate displacement project strategist with the International Refugee Assistance Project and Columbia Law School’s Sabin Center for Climate Change Law.
Changing Climate, Changing Migration: A Century of Climate Migration Upheaval? An Audacious Prediction for the Future
As the planet’s temperature warms, award-winning environmental journalist Gaia Vince thinks humanity is facing a chaotic century of mass migration spurred by climate change? In this episode of Changing Climate, Changing Migration, she contemplates a future in which hundreds of millions of people move from one part of the globe to another.
Guyana is a small country in South America that will be greatly transformed by the recent discovery of massive offshore oil reserves. This episode of Changing Climate, Changing Migration discusses how the world’s fastest growing economy is confronting environmental change, particularly with economic growth and proximity to troubled Venezuela likely to drive significant immigration.
Why Financing Responses to Climate Migration Remains a Challenge
Beyond the Border: Opportunities for Managing Regional Migration between Central and North America