Deutsche Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik e.V.
Dr. Kira Vinke, Hannes Einsporn, Dr. Dana Schirwon, Mahalia Thomas

Migration in the Context of Climate Foreign Policy

DGAP Policy Brief

Migration, displacement and planned relocation in the context of climate change are no longer distant future scenarios. Climate-related migration is already a reality. Global warming of at least 1.5°C will cause more people to migrate in the coming decades, especially within particularly affected countries and regions. Should the earth warm even more, numerous areas, some of which are densely populated today, would become uninhabitable.The policy brief of the German Council on Foreign Relations puts the issue in context and proposes concrete development and foreign policy measures that the German government should take into account in its planned strategy on climate roreign rolicy.

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