The State of Environmental Migration series gathers the expertise of researchers, students and professionals to provide an annual assessment of the changing nature and dynamics of environment- and climate-related migration throughout the world.
The main goals of the Pacific Climate Change and Migration (PCCM) project are twofold:
- To increase protection of individuals and communities that are vulnerable to climate change displacement and migration through targeted national and regional policies; and
In 2015, alone, climate-related disasters displaced 14.7 million people, a new report from CARE Danmark shows. Unless governments take strong preventive action and invest in adaptation, climate change-related phenomena could push the total number of permanently displaced as high as 250 million people, between now and 2050.