In 1990, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change found that massive human migration could perhaps be the most serious consequence of climate change. Different studies have estimated that migration due to climate change could affect between 200 million and 1 billion people by the year 2050.
What means should be adopted confront climate change migration? Why talk about migrants and not climate change refugees? How can the human rights of climate change migrants be guaranteed? How can developed countries compensate climate change migrants? This working group will analyze one of the least-discussed topics of climate change negotiations: that of climate migrants.