Fixing climate-linked displacement: are the climate talks enough?

Fixing climate-linked displacement: are the climate talks enough?

In this talk we make the case that the climate change talks have lead to progress on climate-linked migration. But that to protect the rights of people who move, progress must also be made in several other places. The key points in the talk are: The climate...
Video lecture: the crisis in Syria and role of climate change

Video lecture: the crisis in Syria and role of climate change

We were delighted to be part of IIED’s event Conflict, Climate and Migration in Syria – did the media get it right? This talk makes the case that there are powerful connections between climate change and the conflict in Syria. However, the story given by the...
Syria and climate change – podcast / lecture

Syria and climate change – podcast / lecture

During 2015 the media started connecting climate change with the conflict in Syria and subsequent refugee movements across Europe. But did they get it right? This lecture was recorded at the Centre for Alternative Technology. Many media reports were in direct response...
Syria and climate change: did the media get it right?

Syria and climate change: did the media get it right?

​ In 2015 the media exploded with stories about the link between climate change and the violence in Syria. But did they get it right? This digital report argues that while there are important links between climate change and the Syrian situation, the media has got it...