Document Type

Presentation

Publication Date

2-2015

Streaming Media

Publisher

Brookings Mountain West

Abstract

This lecture examines trends in natural disasters, the effects of climate change, and their impact on human rights, including economic costs, the displacement/migration of people, and the likelihood that the poor and marginalized are most likely to be affected by natural disasters and climate change.

Keywords

Climatic changes; Climatic changes--Economic aspects; Human rights; Marginality, Social; Natural disasters; Natural disasters--Economic aspects; Poor

Disciplines

Climate | Economics | Inequality and Stratification | Political Science | Sociology

Language

English


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