Global Future of the Environment

Global Future of the Environment

November 3, 2016

The Global Challenge of Climate-Induced Migration

Anote Tong, former president of Kiribati, spoke at Georgetown on October 17.

President Tong discussed how his home country can support "migration with dignity" to avoid relocation of residents as climate refugees. A key excerpt from his remarks is posted below.

This week we asked our bloggers what do climate change and recent international negotiations on the issue this mean for countries in different parts of the world, especially for those most vulnerable, like Kiribati?

Responses

Acknowledging the Effects of Climate Change

Acknowledging the Effects of Climate Change

Camille Gaskin-Reyes | November 10, 2016

Let’s Be Our Brother’s Keeper in Our Common Home

Let’s Be Our Brother’s Keeper in Our Common Home

François Pazisnewende Kaboré | November 10, 2016

Expanding Our Limited Imaginations

Expanding Our Limited Imaginations

Paulus Bambang Irawan | November 10, 2016

Climate Contributions and Responsibilities

Climate Contributions and Responsibilities

Randall Amster | November 10, 2016

Sovereignty, Migration, and the Environment

Sovereignty, Migration, and the Environment

Rene Micallef | November 10, 2016

Migration with Dignity: A Global Responsibility

Migration with Dignity: A Global Responsibility

Aaron Silberman | November 9, 2016