climate politics

TIME TO ACT - How the EU Can Lead on Climate Change and Migration

Published: 13 June 2014

The report debunks some common myths and provides an understanding of key characteristics of migration in the context of climate change. With a focus on EU policies and legal frameworks in the area of migration and asylum policies, the report presents a series of policy recommendations to the EU. It highlights that by creating legal immigration channels, the EU can avoid the distress and deaths of persons en route to Europe. The EU should set up rules of how and when to provide refuge and protection during increasingly severe climate linked disasters.


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