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Side Event at Copenhagen

"Climate Adaptation Continuum, Migration and Displacement: Copenhagen and Beyond" - Side event at COP15. |Read more

“Climigration takes place today!” - Press Information

Press Information on the effects of climate change released. |Read more

Good News for Climate Change Migrants

Good News for Climate Change Migrants - Announcement of the Integrated Regional Information Networks (IRIN). |Read more

IOM Releases Publications on Migration, Climate Change, and the Environment

IOM releases two new publications on climate change, migration, and the environment. |Read more

UNU Hosted Side Event on Migration and Displacement at Barcelona Climate Change Talks

The side event on "Climate Adaptation Continuum, Human Migration & Displacement" took place on 4 November 2009 at the Barcelona Climate Change Talks (2-6 November 2009). Speakers in this session were Koko Warner (UNU-EHS), Frank Laczko (IOM), Jenty Kirsch-Wood (OCHA), Jean Francois Durieux (UNHCR), Vikram Kolmannskog (NRC), and Robin Mearns (World Bank). |Read more

Planetary Boundaries: A Safe Operating Space for Humanity

Press release by the Stockholm Resilience Centre at Stockholm University, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, The Australian National University, University of Copenhagen and University of Minnesota

New approaches are needed to help humanity deal with climate change and other global environmental threats that lie ahead in the 21st century. A group of 28 internationally renowned scientists propose that global biophysical boundaries, identified on the basis of the scientific understanding of the Earth System, can define a ‘safe planetary operating space’ that will allow humanity to continue to develop and thrive for generations to come. This new approach to sustainable development is conveyed in the coming issue of the scientific journal Nature where the scientists have made a first attempt to identify and quantify a set of nine planetary boundaries. |Read more

CCEMA Expert Panel In New York

UNU and CCEMA organise in New York an expert panel on "Emerging Policy Perspectives on Human Mobility in a Changing Climate". |Read more