Migration and climate change: examining thresholds of change to guide effective adaptation decision-making

  title={Migration and climate change: examining thresholds of change to guide effective adaptation decision-making},
  author={Douglas K. Bardsley and Graeme Hugo},
  journal={Population and Environment},
The implications of environmental change for migration are little understood. Migration as a response to climate change could be seen as a failure of in situ adaptation methods, or migration could be alternatively perceived as a rational component of creative adaptation to environmental risk. This paper frames migration as part of an adaptation response to climate change impacts to natural resource condition and environmental hazards. Thresholds will be reached by communities after which… Expand
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