All pages with keywords: migration

Successful adaptation to climate change needs new blends of research approaches

Successful adaptation to climate change needs new blends of research approaches

a commentary by Declan Conway, Patrick Curran 17 June, 2019

Declan Conway and Patrick Curran use recent findings from research into different risk assessment approaches and adaptation planning in climate change ‘hotspots’ in Africa and Asia to show the value of hybrid methods for creating more sustainable adaptation strategies. read more »


Grantham Workshop | Stefania Lovo ‘Understanding permanent migration response to natural disasters and climate shocks – evidence from Indonesia’

Grantham Workshop | Stefania Lovo ‘Understanding permanent migration response to natural disasters and climate shocks – evidence from Indonesia’

Grantham Workshop Stefania Lovo 16 Mar 2016

Stefania Lovo, Research Officer at the Grantham Research Institute, will be the speaker for this seminar.


Current events in Europe show how quickly a migrant and refugee crisis can escalate

a commentary by Sam Fankhauser, Maria Waldinger, Ben Parfitt 19 October, 2015

Does a new study on the effects of climate change on migration patterns in developing countries have any implications for the current refugee crisis in Europe? read more »


Study calls on United Nations to clarify legal status of environmental migrants

Press release 19 October, 2015

The United Nations and its refugee agency, UNHCR, should define the legal status of environmental migrants, according to a study published today (Monday 19 October) . read more »


The effects of climate change on internal and international migration: implications for developing countries

The effects of climate change on internal and international migration: implications for developing countries

a working paper by Maria Waldinger 19 May, 2015

This synthesis paper informs the development community about the effects of climate change on migration patterns within and out of developing countries, concentrating on the economic aspects of migration. Empirical … read more »


Towards a Convention for Persons Displaced by Climate Change

Grantham Workshop 6 Mar 2009

The effects of climate change – including rising sea levels, heavier floods, more frequent and severe storms, and drought – will cause large-scale human displacement. Although precise figures cannot be … read more »


Effects of carbon taxes in an economy with large informal sector and rural-urban migration

Effects of carbon taxes in an economy with large informal sector and rural-urban migration

a working paper by Karlygash Kuralbayeva 1 November, 2013

I build an equilibrium search and matching model of an economy with an informal sector and rural-urban migration to analyse the effects of budget-neutral green tax … read more »