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Migration and global environmental change: future challenges and opportunities

This report examines migration trends around the world—both internal and international—in the context of environmental change over the next 50 years. It finds that environmental change will have an influence on a range of economic, social and political drivers which themselves affect migration and is considered the key reference on conceptual issues around the topic.

Date of Publication
Type of Resource
Target Audience
Academia
Civil Society
General Public
Government
Intergovernmental Organization
Journalist
Migrant Association
Private Sector
Author
Foresight
Other Source / Publisher
The Government Office for Science, London
Language
Geographic Scope
Workstream Output
No
Regional Review Process
No
Keywords
Climate change and environmental conditions
Environmental migration
Natural disasters and environmental shocks
Status
Published

Migration and global environmental change: future challenges and opportunities

This report examines migration trends around the world—both internal and international—in the context of environmental change over the next 50 years. It finds that environmental change will have an influence on a range of economic, social and political drivers which themselves affect migration and is considered the key reference on conceptual issues around the topic.


*References to Kosovo shall be understood to be in the context of United Nations Security Council resolution 1244 (1999).