People forced by climate change to relocate are described by the media as victims or as security threats. There is little information about vulnerable communities’ fight to secure a viable future. We need to challenge these representations to provoke policies that protect the inherent rights of people affected by climate change, argues MARIA SAKELLARI
Italy's populist government recently called for migrant search and rescue boats to be pulled back. MARC BRIGHTMAN argues the country's social and economical problems are best addressed together as issues of sustainability
How do displacement and migration relate to natural disasters and climate change? Today, there is little clarity about their inter-relationship. ARTHUR WYNS debunks three common misconceptions and offers a fresh perspective to frame the subject of 'climate migration'
The Flemish highways agency this week admitted it was cutting down trees to stop migrants hiding behind them. NICK MEYNEN argues that the story is a perfect illustration of tunnel vision applied in and beyond Belgium
The 2018 Global Risks Report shows that it is environmental issues which actually deserve our politician's concern - despite the headlines being dominated by conflict and cyberattacks - reports JOE WARE
Record global temperatures in 2015 and 2016 are causing a humanitarian crisis that is more than double that of conflict as a cause of displacement and migration, the WMO stated today. Heatwaves, flood, drought and fires are all contributing to the declining food and water security affecting over 60 million people worldwide.