Research Handbook on Climate Change, Migration and the Law

Research Handbook on Climate Change, Migration and the Law


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781785366581
Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 10/27/2017
Series: Research Handbooks in Climate Law Series
Pages: 520
Product dimensions: 9.25(w) x 6.12(h) x (d)

About the Author

Edited by Benoît Mayer, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, Chinese University of Hong Kong and François Crépeau, Hans & Tamar Oppenheimer Professor in Public International Law, Faculty of Law, McGill University, Canada

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
Benoît Mayer and François Crépeau,
Part I Perspectives on the climate-migration nexus
2. Climate-related migration and its linkages to vulnerability, adaptation, and socio-economic inequality: evidence from recent examples
Robert McLeman
3. ‘Climate-induced migration’: ways forward in the face of an intrinsically equivocal concept
Calum T.M. Nicholson
4. Representation and misrepresentation of climate migrants
Carol Farbotko
Part II Existing laws and institutions
5. The inadequacy of international refugee law in response to environmental migration
Christel Cournil
6. The relevance of the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement for the climate change-migration nexus
Elizabeth Ferris
7. Climate Change, Human Rights and Migration: A Legal Analysis of Challenges and Opportunities
Siobhán McInerney-Lankford
8. Indigenous peoples, climate migration and international human rights law in Africa, with reflections on the relevance of the Kampala Convention
Ademola Oluborode Jegede
9. International Climate Change Law Perspectives
Maxine Burkett
10. Displacement Due to Responses to Climate Change: The Role of a Rights-Based Approach
Sébastien Jodoin, Kathryn Hansen and Caylee Hong
11. Climate change, migration and the law of State responsibility
Benoit Mayer
12. Regional responses to climate change and migration in Latin America
Erika Pires Ramos and Fernanda de Salles Cavedon Capdeville
13. Organizational perspectives: International Organization for Migration’s role and perspectives on climate change, migration and the law
Gervais Appave, Alice Sironi, Mariam Traore Chazalnoel, Dina Ionesco and Daria Mokhnacheva
14. Organizational Perspective from the International Labour Organization
Sophia Kagan, Meredith Byrne and Michelle Leighton
15. Engaging the media on climate-linked migration
Alex Randall
Part III Ways forward?
16. Ethical Duties to Climate Migrants
Katrina M. Wyman
17. When climate-induced migration meets loss and damage: a weakening agenda-setting process?
Chloé Anne Vlassopoulos
18. The refugees of the Anthropocene
François Gemenne
19. Towards a Global Governance System to Protect Climate Migrants: Taking Stock
Frank Biermann and Ingrid Boas
20. Towards a Climate Change Displacement Facility
Ilona Millar and Kylie Wilson
21. Towards an extension of complementary protection?
Susan F. Martin
22. Afterword
James C. Hathaway

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