Journal Article Review of Klepp and Herbeck (2016) The politics of Environmental Migration and Climate Justice in the Pacific Region.
In the context of global climate change, remote coastal communities are generally regarded as the most vulnerable (Uitto & Shaw, 2016). This observation arises from the combined effects of their low income, high levels of resource dependency and their exposure to sea-level rise, rainfall variability, increase in storm frequencies and intensity (Cinner et al., 2018).… Continue readingAgency, Australia, Citizenship, Climate Change, Climate Justice, Environmental Adaption, Environmental Migration, Environmental Refugee, Fiji, Kiribati, Migrate with Dignity, New Zealand, North-South, Post-Colonialism, Resilience, Sea Level Rise, Social Capital, Solidarity, UNFCCC, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
This website’s primary aim is to track urban social change in Oceania. Urban social change is deserving of academic attention because the ways cities change has implications for the everyday lives of most of the region’s population. It underscores how traditional ways of life are pursued; livelihood activities carried out, conventions of social interaction established,… Continue reading