This book explores the possibilities of understanding the concept of climate refugees in order to ascribe to a consensual agreement that climate refugees are evident and this situation is a reality.
A framework to study both empirically and theoretically is presented in a detailed manner so that it may become a resource for understanding the challenges of climate refugees.
Through discussion and analysis the book presents potential answers to such questions as:
Why has the international system been so short-sighted and has not given importance to the problems of climate migrants and refugees?
How to identify a climate refugee?
How do you justify a climate refugee or a migrant?
What are internally displaced people? Should we call them just refugees?
The book covers the interdisciplinary nature of climate refugees and the perspectives of social science. The empirical findings provides an edge to holistically understanding climate refugees.
This book discusses the concept of, what really is a climate refugee, and the necessary factors to make it an important part of the climate discourse. The legality of the term is missing in international parlance, and the academic discourse should provide the necessary critique required for the evolution of the subject under study. Therefore, the major objective of the book is to make the subject of climate migration known to all.
Pardeep Singh is presently working as Assistant professor (Department of Environmental Studies , PGDAV College, University of Delhi New Delhi India). He obtained his doctorate from Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University) Varanasi. The area of his doctoral research is environmental management. He has published more than 75 research and review papers in the international journals in the fields of waste management. He has also edited 45 books in the field of environment and waste management with reputed publishers like Springer nature , Elsevier , CRC and Wiley.Bendangwapang Ao is Doctoral fellow at Centre for African Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He also has an MPhil in International Relations from the JNU. Prior to that he has done his Masters in Forestry Management from Indian Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal. He is currently working on the topic of environmental policies and global climate change . He is also a recipient of the ICSSR full time Doctoral Fellowship. His area of interest includes environmental policies, climate change negotiation, sustainability, and international relations.
Anamika Yadav works with the Centre for Science and Environment, a policy and advocacy think-tank based out of New Delhi, India. Here, she is working to find sustainable answers to the unsustainable food systems and green circular economy and global climate change .. She is also a Doctoral Fellow at the Centre for Studies in Science Policy, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Her doctoral research explores the debates around the green circular economy. She has experience working with social, academic, and research organisations in different capacities.