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About Alex Randall

Alex Randall coordinates the Climate and Migration Coalition - a network of refugee and migration NGOs working together on climate-linked migration and displacement.

 

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Adam Bychawski

Adam Bychawski is an editorial assistant at openDemocracy

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Neoliberalism drives climate breakdown, not human nature

Attempts by the New York Times to blame humanity as a whole for climate change let the real culprits off the hook.

Climate migration will only be a crisis if we make it into one

Migration caused by climate change doesn’t have to be a crisis. In fact, with the right planning, migration can become a powerful form of climate adaptation. 

Trump and climate change: why not talk about threat multipliers?

Discussing climate-linked migration as a “threat” requires adopting the premise that migration is a threat. And perhaps even that migrants themselves are a threat.

The case for treating migrants well is about much more than the economy

The government has been hiding evidence that immigration costs jobs. It doesn't, but those who want to defend migrants shouldn't be distracted by such arguments - the case for allowing people to move is about much more than economics.

Energy security

Powerful people share our vision. And all we had to do was call our vision “energy security"
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