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Human mobility and health in a warming world

Schwerdtle, Patricia Nayna; Bowen, Kathryn; McMichael, Celia; Sauerborn, Rainer


Humans have a long history of mobility on a spectrum from voluntary migration to forced displacement in response to social, political and environmental change. While many migration drivers exist, climate change is likely to amplify the environmental drivers of migration. At least 1.5°C of warming above pre-industrial levels between 2030 and 2052 are projected if global warming continues to increase at the current rate.1 The associated impacts are diverse and include temperature and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Travel Medicine
DOI: 10.1093/jtm/tay160


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