Five U.S. tribes claim that climate change compromises their human rights, including rights to life, health, housing, water, sanitation, and a healthy environment.
The decision may open the door for climate refugee claims down the line.
A prototype model considers climate and socioeconomic factors to see if displacements of people can be predicted and better explained.
Hundreds of experts gathered on campus to discuss possibilities for protecting coastal communities and withdrawing when we can no longer safely inhabit our coastlines.
A project that anticipates how people will move in response to environmental changes could help to bolster social and humanitarian support for countries in crisis.
A new model estimates how many climate migrants there will be, where they are likely to go, and what effects they might have on the places to which they move.
A new report is the first to focus on longer-term climate impacts on crop and water resources, and the ways in which they may influence internal migration.
If emissions of greenhouse gases remain high, as many as 143 million “internal migrants” might move within their own countries by 2050.
At a recent event, Earth Institute experts discussed the social, political, and economic challenges of climate migration.