Université de Neuchâtel

Migration and Climate Change: An Overview

Piguet, Etienne ; Pécoud, Antoine ; de Guchteneire, Paul

In: Refugee Survey Quarterly, 2011, vol. 33, no. 3, p. 1-23

Climate change has become a major concern for the international community. Among its consequences, its impact on migration is the object of increasing attention from both policy-makers and researchers. Yet, knowledge in this field remains limited and fragmented. This article therefore provides an overview of the climate change – migration nexus: on the basis of available empirical findings, it...