Research Handbook on Climate Change, Migration and the Law

Benoit Mayer and Françrois Crépeau, eds., Research Handbook on Climate Change, Migration and the Law (Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, forthcoming in September 2017)



  1. Benoit Mayer & François Crépeau: Introduction
  2. Robert McLeman: Climate-related migration and its linkages to vulnerability, adaptation, and socio-economic inequality: evidence from recent examples
  3. Calum TM Nicholson: “Climate-induced Migration”:  ways forward in the face of an intrinsically equivocal concept
  4. Carol Farbotko: Representation and misrepresentation of climate migrants
  5. Christel Cournil: The inadequacy of international refugee law in response to environmental migration
  6. Elizabeth Ferris: The relevance of the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement for the climate change-migration nexus
  7. Siobhan McInerney-Lankford: Climate Change, Human Rights and Migration: A Legal Analysis of Challenges and Opportunities
  8. Ademola Oluborode Jegede: Indigenous peoples, climate migration and international human rights law in Africa, with reflections on the relevance of the Kampala Convention
  9. Maxine Burkett: International Climate Change Law Perspectives
  10. Sébastien Jodoin, Kathryn Hansen & Caylee Hong: Displacement Due to Responses to Climate Change: The Role of a Rights-Based Approach
  11. Benoit Mayer: Climate change, migration and the law of State responsibility
  12. Erika Pires Ramos & Fernanda de Salles Cavedon-Capdeville: Regional responses to climate change and migration in Latin America
  13. Gervais Appave, Alice Sironi, Mariam Traore Chazalnoël, Dina Ionesco & Daria Mokhnacheva: Organizational Perspectives: IOM’s role and perspectives on Climate Change, Migration and the Law
  14. Sophia Kagan, Meredith Byrne & Michelle Leighton: Organizational Perspective from the International Labour Organization
  15. Alex Randall: Engaging the media on climate-linked migration
  16. Katrina M. Wyman: Ethical Duties to Climate Migrants
  17. Chloé Anne Vlassopoulos: When climate-induced migration meets loss and damage: A weakening agenda-setting process?
  18. François Gemenne: The Refugees of the Anthropocene
  19. Frank Biermann & Ingrid Boas: Towards a Global Governance System to Protect Climate Migrants: Taking Stock
  20. Ilona Millar & Kylie Wilson: Towards a Climate Change Displacement Facility
  21. Susan F. Martin: Towards an extension of complementary protection?
  22. James C. Hathaway: Afterword

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