Climate Change / Natural Disasters

Climate Change / Natural Disasters

Migration Experts Series | Michael Doyle
Michael W. Doyle is the Director of the Columbia Global Policy Initiative and University Professor of Columbia University, affiliated with the School of International and Public Affairs, the Department of Political Science, and the Law School. At Columbia, he co-directs...

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Responding to Hurricane Harvey and Other Natural Disasters
Hurricane Harvey has caused catastrophic flooding in Texas, forcing thousands from their homes. Many of its survivors are desperate for shelter, food, and other forms of assistance. Among the most vulnerable are the hundreds of thousands of immigrants living in...

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On Climate Change, Migration and Policy
Thank you for the opportunity to speak with you today. It’s an honor to be asked to fill in for Walter Kälin, with whom I worked closely when we served as co-directors of the Brookings-Bern Project on Internal Displacement for...

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The paper discusses two forms of ethnic identification in American society: the cultural world to which immigrants and socially and economically marginal racial groups cling and the “new ethnics” who utilized ethnic awareness to fulfill emotional or pragmatic goals. The...

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CMSOnAir | Pelenise Alofa on Climate Change Migration
Warming temperatures, increasing rainfall, ocean acidification, and rising sea levels are threatening the 33 islands of the Kiribati (pronounced Kee-ree-bas) nation (Office of the President, Republic of Kiribati n.d.a).  The islands, which spread across the central Pacific Ocean, barely exceed...

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