31.8m people displaced by floods, storms and droughts in 2012, as more people lost their homes in the USA than Bangladesh
Leonard Doyle from the International Organization for Migration explains how countries can prepare for future extreme weather events
Youth Profile #22: As life in Cameroon is changed by climate change, one group of young people aims to provide children with the tools they need to drive climate education.
Environmental Justice Foundation’s Steve Trent argues compensation mechanism proposed at UN climate talks will not go far enough
Environmental Justice Foundation calls for international agreement to provide refugee status to those fleeing climate impacts
COP18 focus: As effects of climate change are increasingly felt across world, can world’s most vulnerable wait for a comprehensive mitigation deal?
Coalition of NGOs call for more action to tackle the irreversible impacts of climate change as adaptation and mitigation methods falls short.
Positive action on desertification, climate change migration and sustainable biofuels, it’s been a busy week for climate change. Here’s what the team at RTCC has learnt this week.
How are climate change and desertification linked? And what increasing role are these having on migration patterns, particularly in regions hardest hit like the Sahel in Africa.
Eskimo village of Newtok, Alaska to relocate as melting permafrost puts community on shaky ground and see ice loss opens door to storms.
Rock and soil samples from 3 million years ago match predicted modern-day warming with larger than expected rises in sea level.
International research group lists forest fires, desertification and even extended plant blooms as increased threats to health.
Official says adaptation plans will not be disrupted as the country looks to shift populations to its most resilient islands.
Asian Development Bank says better preparation is required to protect region from environmental disasters and to better equip cities for an influx of migrants.
Tong says new land on Fiji will be used for economic development and relocation remains an absolute last resort.
Kiribati’s president has called the move a possibility but a last resort, as the country’s cabinet approves the purchase of land on Fiji’s Viti Levu Island to home future climate refugees.
Speaking at a conference of 14 African countries, experts urged for climate change to be considered as a security issue as well as an environmental one.
Conflict expert Dr Jeffrey Mazo looks at the role climate change played in the wave of popular uprisings that swept through the Middle East.
The President of the Maldives has urged the Australian government to brace itself for a wave of climate refugees as his country’s residents look for a new home.
Former UN chief calls for action on climate change in Durban to avoid mass migration and food shortages