Migration and global environmental change

Foresight project looking at how changes in environmental conditions will affect patterns of human migration.

This project examined how profound changes in environmental conditions such as flooding, drought and rising sea levels will influence and interact with patterns of global human migration over the next 50 years.

Experts explain the conclusions of the report and what it means for the future of global migration

The project was guided by a lead group of experts and involved around 350 experts and stakeholders from 30 countries across the world.

More than 70 papers and other reviews were commissioned to inform the analysis.

Project report



Published 20 October 2011