Rethinking climate refugees and climate conflict: Rhetoric, reality and the politics of policy discourse

@article{Hartmann2010RethinkingCR,
  title={Rethinking climate refugees and climate conflict: Rhetoric, reality and the politics of policy discourse},
  author={B. Hartmann},
  journal={Journal of International Development},
  year={2010},
  volume={22},
  pages={233-246}
}
  • B. Hartmann
  • Published 2010
  • Economics
  • Journal of International Development
  • This paper critically examines the perceived threat of 'climate refugees' and 'climate conflict'. It locates the ideological roots of these concepts in development theories and policy narratives about demographically induced migration, environmental refugees and environmental security. While alarmist rhetoric around climate refugees and conflict has been deployed by a variety of actors, including U.N. agencies, development NGOs, national governments, security pundits and popular media, the… CONTINUE READING
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