Climate change induced displacement, migration and international law

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This chapter aims to provide an overview of the contemporary state of certain relevant sections of international law with regard to the issue of climate induced displacement with a focus on international human rights law, to outline the most problematic points and to show the limitations and opportunities of the existing approaches to the problem of climate induced displacement.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationResearch handbook on climate change adaptation law
EditorsJonathan Verschuuren
PublisherEdward Elgar
Number of pages37
ISBN (Electronic)9781800371491
ISBN (Print)9781800371484
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2022

Publication series

NameResearch Handbooks in Environmental Law Series
PublisherEdward Elgar Publishing


  • Climate adaption
  • human rights
  • migration


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