Archive for June 18th, 2009

‘Climate Refugees’ or ‘Environmentally Induced Migration’?

June 18, 2009
'Climate Refugees' or 'Environmentally Induced Migration'?

The New York Times recently reported on a new study which documents and forecasts the increasing prevalence of large-scale, climate change-induced displacement and migration of human populations. The bulky document is authored by a host of heavy-hitting agencies, including the United Nations, CARE, and Columbia University. As Tom Zeller points out, the report is packed […]