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Routledge Studies in Environmental Migration, Displacement and Resettlement


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Environmental Justice for Climate Refugees

Environmental Justice for Climate Refugees

1st Edition

By Francesca Rosignoli
May 12, 2022

This book explores who climate refugees are and how environmental justice might be used to overcome legal obstacles preventing them from being recognized at an international level. Francesca Rosignoli begins by exploring the conceptual and complex issues that surround the very existence of climate...

Global Views on Climate Relocation and Social Justice Navigating Retreat

Global Views on Climate Relocation and Social Justice: Navigating Retreat

1st Edition

Edited By Idowu Jola Ajibade, A.R. Siders
October 12, 2021

This edited volume advances our understanding of climate relocation (or planned retreat), an emerging topic in the fields of climate adaptation and hazard risk, and provides a platform for alternative voices and views on the subject. As the effects of climate change become more severe and ...

Climate Change Solutions and Environmental Migration The Injustice of Maladaptation and the Gendered 'Silent Offset' Economy

Climate Change Solutions and Environmental Migration: The Injustice of Maladaptation and the Gendered 'Silent Offset' Economy

1st Edition

By Anna Ginty
April 21, 2021

This book lifts the taboo on maladaptation, a different driver of environmentally induced migration, which shines a light on the negative consequences arising from the solutions to climate change, adaptation and mitigation policies. Through a systematic analysis and critique of existing mitigation ...

Communities Surviving Migration Village Governance, Environment and Cultural Survival in Indigenous Mexico

Communities Surviving Migration: Village Governance, Environment and Cultural Survival in Indigenous Mexico

1st Edition

Edited By James P. Robson, Dan Klooster, Jorge Hernández-Díaz
October 22, 2018

Out-migration might decrease the pressure of population on the environment, but what happens to the communities that manage the local environment when they are weakened by the absence of their members? In an era where community-based natural resource management has emerged as a key hope for ...

Facilitating the Resettlement and Rights of Climate Refugees An Argument for Developing Existing Principles and Practices

Facilitating the Resettlement and Rights of Climate Refugees: An Argument for Developing Existing Principles and Practices

1st Edition

By Avidan Kent, Simon Behrman
September 04, 2018

One of the most significant impacts of climate change is migration. Yet, to date, climate-induced migrants are falling within what has been defined by some as a ‘protection gap’. This book addresses this issue, first by identifying precisely where the gap exists, by reviewing the relevant legal ...

Climate Refugees Beyond the Legal Impasse?

Climate Refugees: Beyond the Legal Impasse?

1st Edition

Edited By Simon Behrman, Avidan Kent
February 12, 2018

Current estimates of the numbers of people who will be forced from their homes as a result of climate change by the middle of the century range from 50 to 200 million. Therefore, even the most optimistic projections envisage a crisis of migration that will dwarf any we have seen so far. And yet ...

Migration and Environmental Change in the West African Sahel Why Capabilities and Aspirations Matter

Migration and Environmental Change in the West African Sahel: Why Capabilities and Aspirations Matter

1st Edition

By Victoria van der Land
October 26, 2017

The West African Sahel is predicted to be heavily affected by climate change in the future. Slow-onset environmental changes, such as increasing rainfall variability and rising temperature, are presumed to worsen the livelihood conditions and to increase the out-migration from the affected regions....

Climate Change, Migration and Human Rights Law and Policy Perspectives

Climate Change, Migration and Human Rights: Law and Policy Perspectives

1st Edition

Edited By Dimitra Manou, Andrew Baldwin, Dug Cubie, Anja Mihr, Teresa Thorp
May 12, 2017

Climate Change already having serious impacts on the lives of millions of people across the world. These impacts are not only ecological, but also social, economic and legal. Among the most significant of such impacts is climate change-induced migration. The implications of this on human rights ...

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