Monday, March 14, 2011
Climate change, migration and critical international security considerations
There are growing concerns that climate change will lead to large-scale population displacements and migrations in coming decades contributing to violence and conflict in the most vulnerable regions. Questions like are these concerns supported by scientific evidence? And if so, what options are available to concerned policymakers come to mind. In response to these and other questions, the report reviews the available scholarly reporting on climate change, migration and security and describes the legal and policy challenges facing the international community. For more on the report visit the IOM site.