Urbanization, Migration, and Adaptation to Climate Change

W. Neil Adger, Anne Sophie Crépin, Carl Folke, Daniel Ospina, F. Stuart Chapin, Kathleen Segerson, Karen C. Seto, John M. Anderies, Scott Barrett, Elena M. Bennett, Gretchen Daily, Thomas Elmqvist, Joern Fischer, Nils Kautsky, Simon A. Levin, Jason F. Shogren, Jeroen van den Bergh, Brian Walker, James Wilen

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Abstract

Climate change is reshaping the comparative advantage of regions and hence driving migration flows, principally toward urban areas. Migration has multiple benefits and costs in both origin and destination regions. Coordinated policies that recognize how and why people move can reduce future costs and facilitate adaptation to climate change both within borders and internationally.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)396-399
Number of pages4
JournalOne Earth
Volume3
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 23 2020

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)

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