Climate and human migration : past experiences, future challenges / Robert A. McLeman.

"Studies warn that global warming and sea level rise will create hundreds of millions of environmental refugees. While climate change will undoubtedly affect future migration patterns and behavior, the potential outcomes are far more complex than the environmental refugee scenario suggests. Thi...

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Online Access: Full Text (via Cambridge)
Main Author: McLeman, Robert A.
Format: eBook
Published: New York : Cambridge University Press, [2013]
Table of Contents:
  • 1. An introduction to the study of climate and migration
  • 2. Why people migrate
  • 3. Migration in the context of vulnerability and adaptation to climatic variability and change
  • 4. Extreme weather events and migration
  • 5. River valley flooding and migration
  • 6. Drought and its influence on migration
  • 7. Mean sea level rise and its implications for migration and migration policy
  • 8. Emergent issues in climate and migration research.