Research Products

Below you will find a list of reports, publications and blog-postings that have been generated by this research project to date, followed by a selection of related publications by project team members.

Publications from this project

Mezdour, A., Veronis, L. & McLeman, R., 2015. Environmental Influences on Haitian Migration to Canada and Connections to Social Inequality: Evidence from Ottawa-Gatineau and Montreal. In R. McLeman, J. Schade, & T. Faist, eds. Environmental Migration and Social Inequality. Dordrecht: Springer.

Environmental influences on African migration to Canada: Focus group findings from Ottawa-Gatineau. L. Veronis & R. McLeman, Population and Environment, 36(2), 234-251

Empirical research on international environmental migration: a systematic review. R. Obokata, L. Veronis, & R. McLeman. Population and Environment, 2014, volume 36(1) 111–135.

Est-ce que l’environnement a une influence sur la migration internationale au Canada? Note de recherche sur le cas de la diaspora haïtienne à Ottawa-Gatineau. A. Mezdour & L. Veronis. Canadian Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies, 2012, volume 37(74), 207–217.

Flooding Across Borders? Are Environmental Problems Causing International Migration? R. Obokata., 4 July 2014.

Climate Change Will Cause More Migration, But That Shouldn’t Scare Anyone. R. McLeman. New Security Beat, 25 March 2014.

Research Posters

Bonnie Boyd (2012) – Geography and Environmental Studies, University of Ottawa
Title: Environmental Influences and International Migration: An Investigation

Elisa Dorman (2014) – Geography, University of Ottawa
Title : Environment and migration: developing a framework for Somalia

Other reading

Climate and Human Migration: Past Experiences, Future Challenges. R. McLeman. Cambridge University Press, New York, 2014.

Thinking rationally about settlement abandonment in a changing climate. E. Fussell & R. McLeman. PeopleMove: A World Bank blog. 30 June 2014.

Climate change, migration, and critical international security considerations. R. McLeman. International Organization for Migration, Geneva, 2011.

Migration in the Context of Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change: Insights from Analogues. R. McLeman & L.M. Hunter. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change, 2010, volume 1(3), 450–461.

Impacts of population change on vulnerability and the capacity to adapt to climate change and variability: a typology based on lessons from a hard country. R. McLeman. Population and Environment, 2010, volume 31(5), 286–316.

Climate change migration, refugee protection and adaptive capacity-building. R. McLeman. McGill International Journal of Sustainable Development Law and Policy, 2008, volume 4(1), 1–18.

Migration as an Adaptation to Climate Change. R. McLeman & B. Smit. Climatic Change, 2006, volume 76(1-2), 31–53.