A reading from ‘The Epicenters of Climate and Security: The New Geostrategic Landscape of the Anthropocene’ by The Center for Climate and Security on human migration and displacement caused by climate change. It describes the impacts of climate change on voluntary and forced human migration and displacement through examples from South Asia, the Middle East and western China.
Students will learn about the key drivers and impacts of climate change that influence migration and displacement. They will also understand the role of climate change in increasing the likelihood of regional conflict.
Use this tool to help your students find answers to:
|Migration and Displacement in a Changing Climate
|Social Sciences, Geography, Environmental Sciences
|Topic(s) in Discipline
|Human Migration, Environmental Migration, Climate Refugees, War, Peace and Conflict Studies, International Relations, Displacement, Conflict, Security Studies
|Climate and Society
|Type of tool
|High School, Undergraduate
|Global, South Asia, Middle East, Sub-Saharan Africa, China
|Robert McLeman in Epicenters of Climate and Security: The New Geostrategic Landscape of the Anthropocene eds Caitlin E. Werrell and Francesco Femia
|The Center for Climate and Security