Climate change, migration, and displacement
Published Online: 4 FEB 2013
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The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration
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Afifi, T. R. K. W. a. T. 2013. Climate change, migration, and displacement. The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration. .
- Published Online: 4 FEB 2013
The links between human migration and environmental changes can be traced back to the earliest existence of humanity. However, from the rise of industrialization up to the advent of globalization, human activities have had a particularly strong impact on the Earth's natural architecture. Extensive research by the global scientific community such as the 2007 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report has revealed that climate change due to human activities is having an increasingly destabilizing impact on the relationship between man and nature.
- sustainable development;
- regional development;
- demography and population studies;