Alaska’s climate refugees, blurring the global and the local
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Alaska’s climate refugees, blurring the global and the local

This really interesting piece in The Guardian documents the story of the people of Newtok, Alaska, a community seen as America’s first climate refugees. Climate refugees are defined as “people displaced from their homes by the impact of a changing climate”. Interestingly, the current definition of a refugee in international law is narrower and includes people displaced … Continue reading