Climate Change and Human Migration
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Climate Change and Human Migration


As the impacts of climate change increase over time, adaptation efforts seeking to protect human health and dignity are becoming more vital. This article seeks to illuminate one means by which individuals will adapt to climatic impacts: migration. First, this Note explores the linkages between climate change and migration. Second, this Note gives a summary of the current approaches which governments and non-state actors are employing to support climate migrants. Finally, this Note includes brief policy recommendations for states and policymakers to consider as they work together to formulate responses to this imminent global phenomenon.

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