#PoTW – Climate change-related displacement: what scope for protection under refugee and human rights law?

Climate change is already contributing to the displacement of millions of people worldwide by increasing the frequency and intensity of natural disasters. Proposals for responding to the phenomenon overwhelmingly rely on the State to act, with limited discussion of the role of the courts in interpreting States’ existing obligations under refugee and human rights law.… Continue reading #PoTW – Climate change-related displacement: what scope for protection under refugee and human rights law?