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The Resource Climate and human migration : past experiences, future challenges, Robert A. McLeman

Climate and human migration : past experiences, future challenges, Robert A. McLeman

Label
Climate and human migration : past experiences, future challenges
Title
Climate and human migration
Title remainder
past experiences, future challenges
Statement of responsibility
Robert A. McLeman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Studies warn that global warming and sea level rise will create hundreds of millions of environmental refugees. While climate change will undoubtedly affect future migration patterns and behavior, the potential outcomes are far more complex than the environmental refugee scenario suggests. This book provides a comprehensive review of how physical and human processes interact to shape migration, using simple diagrams and models to guide the researcher, policy maker, and advanced student through the climate-migration process. The book applies standard concepts and theories used in climate and migration scholarship to explain how events such as Hurricane Katrina, the Dust Bowl, African droughts, and floods in Bangladesh and China have triggered migrations that haven't always fit the environmental refugee storyline. Lessons from past migrations are used to predict how future migration patterns will unfold in the face of sea level rise, food insecurity, and political instability, and to review options for policy makers"--
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McLeman, Robert A
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GF71
LC item number
.M35 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human beings
  • Climatic changes
  • Human beings
  • Human geography
  • LAW / Environmental
Label
Climate and human migration : past experiences, future challenges, Robert A. McLeman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-288) and index
Contents
1. An introduction to the study of climate and migration -- 2. Why people migrate -- 3. Migration in the context of vulnerability and adaptation to climatic variability and change -- 4. Extreme weather events and migration -- 5. River valley flooding and migration -- 6. Drought and its influence on migration -- 7. Mean sea level rise and its implications for migration and migration policy -- 8. Emergent issues in climate and migration research
Control code
854512678
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xviii, 294 p.
Isbn
9781107606708
Lccn
2013029365
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)854512678
Label
Climate and human migration : past experiences, future challenges, Robert A. McLeman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-288) and index
Contents
1. An introduction to the study of climate and migration -- 2. Why people migrate -- 3. Migration in the context of vulnerability and adaptation to climatic variability and change -- 4. Extreme weather events and migration -- 5. River valley flooding and migration -- 6. Drought and its influence on migration -- 7. Mean sea level rise and its implications for migration and migration policy -- 8. Emergent issues in climate and migration research
Control code
854512678
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xviii, 294 p.
Isbn
9781107606708
Lccn
2013029365
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)854512678

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