By Max Martin
The apocalyptic visions of weather switch which are projected within the media frequently contain severe climate occasions, failures and mass migration of bad humans. This ebook takes a serious examine this suggestion, drawing on learn in Bangladesh, a rustic situated on the middle of debates on weather switch and migration.
This publication argues that instead of resulting in dramatic occasions, climatic and environmental affects usually reason incremental alterations in people’s habitats and livelihoods, making them migrate looking for larger areas and source of revenue. without or with weather swap, climatic and environmental elements can impoverish humans, and force displacement and migration, in particular within the worldwide South. those impacts, together with mess ups, don't need to unavoidably make humans stream, yet in its place occasionally catch the poorest and the main susceptible humans of their areas uncovered to dangers or lead them to migrate to even riskier locations, comparable to crowded and flood-prone city slums. This ebook argues that regulations put on people’s mobility thoughts may perhaps elevate their vulnerability and favours proactive migration policies.
This well timed contribution explains the climate-hazard-migration nexus in an obtainable, attractive language for college kids of geography, improvement experiences, politics and environmental stories, in addition to humanitarian and improvement practitioners and policymakers.
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Climate, Environmental Hazards and Migration in Bangladesh (Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change) by Max Martin