Climate Change and International Migration: The Role of Foreign Aid

Author
Dennis Wesselbaum, Michael D. Smith, Shannon N. Minehan
Content Type
Special Report
Institution
Georgetown Journal of International Affairs
Abstract
Global migration flows have increased over the last couple decades. Climate change is a key driver of these flows and will become more important in the future. Foreign aid programs, often intended to manage or even reduce these flows, are typically not large enough and lead to more rather than less migration.
Topic
Conflict Resolution, Climate Change, Environment, Migration, Foreign Aid, Displacement, Multilateralism, Peace, Sustainability
Political Geography
Global Focus