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Md Shamsuddoha and Rezaul Karim Chowdhury argue that those forced to migrate due to climate change deserve recognition under a new protocol
  • The authors explain that climate change related phenomena could displace up to 250 million people by 2050.
  • They describe the weak policy response to this looming crisis and explain how support for climate induced migrants under existing legal frameworks is insufficient.
  • They call for new legal recognition for these migrants that makes developed countries accountable for the consequences of their past greenhouse gas emissions.


The Asia Pacific Mountain Network reports on an e-discussion on gender and climate change in October 2009
  • The Asia Pacific Mountain Network held an e-discussion on gender and climate change in October 2009.
  • The discussants presented examples of how women are especially vulnerable to the many impacts of climate change from forests to water supply to livelihoods and health.
  • They emphasized the need for the active participation of women and vulnerable people in planning aimed at mitigating these impacts.

Plus the latest news on...
  • BASIC group meeting
  • Australia delays emissions trading scheme
  • Traditional climate knowledge

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