Hans & Tamar Oppenheimer Chair in Public International Law

6 February 2013

Climate Change, Migration and Security: Best Practice Policy and Operational Options for Mexico

Elizabeth Deheza and Jorge Mora, Royal United Services Institute

Migration in Mexico, whether international or domestic, is not a new issue. Yet little research exists on the impacts climate change is likely to have on these flows of people. Models predict increasing temperatures, decreasing precipitation, and a growing number of extreme weather events. While the decision of an individual to migrate is a result of many factors, the effects of climate-induced migration may be significant as institutions and infrastructure come under increasing strain.

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Deheza and Mora: Climate Change, Migration and Security: Best Practice Policy and Operational Options for Mexico

See online : Royal United Services Institute: Climate Change and Migration in Mexico

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