BMC Med 2017 12 11;16(1). Epub 2017 Dec 11.
The School of Geography, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC, 3010, Australia.
Background: Changes in climate, in conjunction with other drivers of mobility, shape human migration. While there is an increasing focus on the adaptive potential of migration, the health impacts of climate-related migration, including planned relocation and forced displacement, have not been thoroughly examined. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change stated that migration is currently, and will increasingly be, influenced by environmental degradation and climate change, and that it needs to be addressed in a focused and coordinated manner. Read More