Climate Change, Migration and Displacement Events at COP16

The United Nations Climate Change Conference starts tomorrow in Cancun and runs for two weeks. I am travelling right now where internet is limited so I will try my best keep the blog updated. I will be in Cancun during the second week to attend and cover a few of the related meetings. Below are […]

News: Fantasy Images of Climate Migration Will Fuel Existing Prejudices

(The Guardian) October 27, 2010 – The effects of climate change are so hard to imagine that we should welcome an exhibition of Postcards from the Future that promises “Images that bring ideas to life and frame the climate debate in a way that everyone can understand”. Unfortunately the debate it frames is dangerous and the main reason […]

World Humanitarian Day is August 19, 2010

Next Thursday, August 19, is World Humanitarian Day. This day, celebrated across the world, aims to raise public awareness about humanitarian work provides insight of what it means today to be an aid worker. The 19th of August has been chosen by the United Nations to commemorate the work of humanitarian workers as it marks […]

Event: Seminar on Environmental Migration and Climate Change

If you are located in or near the New York City area, there is a one-day public seminar on Environmentally Induced Migration and Climate Change at the UN Headquarters on April 20th. It is being put on by the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) as part of their Migration and Development seminar […]

Live Online Event: The Global Implications of Climate Migration

Update March 3: Here is the video in its entirety from the event. Click on the play button to start. The Center for American Progress in Washington, DC is hosting an event entitled “The Global Implications of Climate Migration” on March 1, 2010, 10:00am – 11:30am. Speakers will discuss the intersection of climate change, development, […]

Blog Action Day 2009: Climate Change

(Blog Action Day) “Blog Action Day is an annual event that unites the world’s bloggers in posting about the same issue on the same day on their own blogs with the aim of sparking discussion around an issue of global importance. Blog Action Day 2009 will be the largest-ever social change event on the web. […]