Climate change and displacement: protecting ‘climate refugees’ within a framework of justice and human rights
作者: Sumudu Atapattu
作者单位: 1Director, Research Centers and International Programs, University of Wisconsin Law School, Executive Director, Human Rights Program, UW-Madison, Affiliated Faculty, Raoul Wallenberg Institute for Human Rights, Sweden, and Lead Counsel for Human Rights, Center for International Sustainable Development Law, Montreal, Canada
刊名: Journal of Human Rights and the Environment, 2020, Vol.11 (1), pp.86-113
来源数据库: Edward Elgar Publishing
DOI: 10.4337/jhre.2020.01.04
关键词: Climate refugeesSmall island statesTask Force on Climate DisplacementNansen InitiativeSendai Framework on Disaster Risk ReductionGeneva Convention on RefugeesDignity rights
原始语种摘要: One of the far-reaching consequences of climate change relates to the forced displacement of people. Climate-induced migration is a very complex issue. The New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants noted the varied reasons for migration as being armed conflict, poverty, food insecurity, persecution, terrorism, human rights violations, climate change and natural disasters. Despite the recognition in the very first IPCC report in 1990 that the greatest single impact of climate change could be on human migration, it took climate negotiators over two decades to include displacement in climate documents. This article discusses complexity, scale and displacement scenarios, paying particular attention to the plight of small island states and to the climate-conflict-displacement nexus. It...
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  • climate 气候
  • protecting 保护
  • displacement 迁移
  • rights 权利
  • change 变化
  • migration 迁移
  • island 
  • human 人的
  • scenarios 剧情
  • within 在以内