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Climate migration myths

Boas, I and Farbotko, C and Adams, H and Sterly, H and Bush, S and van der Geest, K and Wiegel, H and Ashraf, H and Baldwin, A and Bettini, G and Blondin, S and de Bruijn, M and Durand-Delacre, D and Fröhlich, C and Gioli, G and Guaita, L and Hut, E and Jarawura, F and Lamers, M and Lietaer, S and Nash, S and Piguet, E and Rothe, D and Sakdapolrak, P and Smith, L and Furlong, B and Turhan, E and Warner, J and Zickgraf, C and R, Black and M, Hulme (2019) 'Climate migration myths.', Nature climate change., 9 (11). pp. 901-903.


Misleading claims about mass migration induced by climate change continue to surface in both academia and policy. This requires a new research agenda on ‘climate mobilities’ that moves beyond simplistic assumptions and more accurately advances knowledge of the nexus between human mobility and climate change.

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Publisher statement:Boas, I., Farbotko, C., Adams, H. et al. Climate migration myths. Nat. Clim. Chang. 9, 901–903 (2019).
Date accepted:22 November 2019
Date deposited:20 January 2021
Date of first online publication:26 November 2019
Date first made open access:20 January 2021

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