Climate Migration and Security: Securitisation as a Strategy by Ingrid Boas

By Ingrid Boas

Climate migration, as a picture of individuals relocating because of sea-level upward push and elevated drought, has been offered as one of many major protection dangers of worldwide warming. the reason is that weather swap will reason mass hobbies of weather refugees, inflicting tensions or even violent clash. during the lens of weather swap politics and securitisation thought, Ingrid Boas examines how and why weather migration has been provided when it comes to safeguard and studies the political effects of such framing routines.

This learn is completed via a macro-micro research and concentrates at the interval of the early 2000s till the top of September 2014. The macro-level research offers an outline of the coalitions of states that favour or oppose defense framings on weather migration. It exhibits how ecu states and the Small Island States were key actors to offer weather migration as an issue of defense, whereas the rising constructing nations have actively antagonistic this sort of framing. The booklet argues that a lot of the department among those states alliances will be traced again to weather swap politics. As a subsequent step, the ebook delves into UK-India interactions to supply an in-depth research of those defense framings and their reference to weather swap politics. This micro-level research demonstrates how the united kingdom has strategically used defense framings on weather migration to cajole India to decide to binding pursuits to lessen their greenhouse fuel emissions. The ebook examines how and why this sort of approach has emerged, and most significantly, to what volume it's been successful.

Climate Migration and Security is the 1st booklet of its type to envision the strategic utilization of safeguard arguments on weather migration as a political software in weather switch politics. unique theoretical, empirical, and policy-related insights will offer scholars, students, and coverage makers with the mandatory instruments to check the effectiveness of those framing techniques for the aim of weather swap international relations and delve into the broader implications of those framing thoughts for the governance of weather change.

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