The impact of climate change on migration: a synthesis of recent empirical insights

@article{Kaczan2019TheIO,
  title={The impact of climate change on migration: a synthesis of recent empirical insights},
  author={D. Kaczan and Jennifer Orgill-Meyer},
  journal={Climatic Change},
  year={2019},
  volume={158},
  pages={281-300}
}
  • D. Kaczan, Jennifer Orgill-Meyer
  • Published 2019
  • Geography
  • Climatic Change
  • Concern about the human impact of climate change has led to predictions of how people living in areas vulnerable to drought, flood, and temperature changes will respond to such events. Early studies warned that climate change would lead to dramatic increases in human migration as households became unable to adapt to the impacts of climate change. More recently, empirical studies focused on observed climate events and trends have documented how migration flows vary as a function of both the… CONTINUE READING
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