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Climate migration myths

Boas, I; Farbotko, C; Adams, H; Sterly, H; Bush, S; van der Geest, K; Wiegel, H; Ashraf, H; Baldwin, A; Bettini, G; Blondin, S; de Bruijn, M; Durand-Delacre, D; Fröhlich, C; Gioli, G; Guaita, L; Hut, E; Jarawura, F; Lamers, M; Lietaer, S; Nash, S; Piguet, E; Rothe, D; Sakdapolrak, P; Smith, L; Furlong, B; Turhan, E; Warner, J; Zickgraf, C; Black, R; Hulme, M

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I Boas

C Farbotko

H Adams

H Sterly

S Bush

K van der Geest

H Wiegel

H Ashraf

G Bettini

S Blondin

M de Bruijn

D Durand-Delacre

C Fröhlich

G Gioli

L Guaita

E Hut

F Jarawura

M Lamers

S Lietaer

S Nash

E Piguet

D Rothe

P Sakdapolrak

L Smith

B Furlong

E Turhan

J Warner

C Zickgraf

R Black

M Hulme


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.


Boas, I., Farbotko, C., Adams, H., Sterly, H., Bush, S., van der Geest, K., …Hulme, M. (2019). Climate migration myths. Nature Climate Change, 9(11), 901-903.

Journal Article Type Article
Acceptance Date Nov 22, 2019
Online Publication Date Nov 26, 2019
Publication Date 2019
Deposit Date Dec 11, 2019
Publicly Available Date Jan 20, 2021
Journal Nature climate change.
Print ISSN 1758-678X
Electronic ISSN 1758-6798
Publisher Nature Research
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 9
Issue 11
Pages 901-903


Accepted Journal Article (572 Kb)

Copyright Statement
Boas, I., Farbotko, C., Adams, H. et al. Climate migration myths. Nat. Clim. Chang. 9, 901–903 (2019).

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