Justice and Contemporary Climate Relocation: An Addendum to Words of Caution on “Climate Refugees”

New Security Beat, August 8, 2016

4 Pages Posted: 6 Jan 2019

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Maxine Burkett

University of Hawaii at Manoa - William S. Richardson School of Law

Date Written: August 1, 2016

Abstract

The idea that climate change is causing migration and displacement is entering the mainstream, but experts have warned against using the term “climate refugees” to describe what we’re seeing in small islands, coastal regions, and even conflict zones like Syria.

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Burkett, Maxine, Justice and Contemporary Climate Relocation: An Addendum to Words of Caution on “Climate Refugees” (August 1, 2016). New Security Beat, August 8, 2016. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3304927

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