Leading international broadcaster, Deutsche Welle, interviews DS Director Scott Leckie on his latest thoughts on the uncertain future of small island nations and the widespread impacts of climate change. Click here and listen in from 10.40 minutes to hear Scott talking.
Nature: Human adaptation: Manage climate-induced resettlement
Ontong Java: New Report by DS and photojournalist by Beni Knight
Leading German progressive newspaper interviews DS
DS Welcomes Participants to the Roundtable on Improving Land Access for Climate Displaced People
The scientific journal Nature calls attention to the growing issue of climate displacement. The Peninsula Principles on Climate Displacement Within States are referenced as a framework for protecting the rights of climate displaced persons.
Exquisite photojournalism by Beni Knight captures the unique way of life of the people of Ontong Java in the Solomon Islands and their responses to the effects of climate change: growing food insecurity, coastal erosion, cyclones and how to grapple with the looming decision of whether to move away from the land they have inhabited for countless generations. Click here to read DS' latest publication. ...
DS Director Scott Leckie was recently interviewed by Germany's leading progressive newspaper, Die Tageszeitung. You can read the article in German here. ...
DS is delighted to welcome all participants to Geneva for the Roundtable on Improving Land Access for Climate Displaced Persons and Communities! This event is one of the first-ever international gatherings to discuss the details of what it will mean to find new land for everyone, everywhere who is displaced due to the effects and consequences of climate change. We have brought together a diverse and highly experienced group of global experts on these issues and hope to come up with a series of new recommendations on how best to increase the chances for the growing millions of people across the world who are in the process of facing climate displacement. Our report on the meeting will be released in several weeks, so please come back then and have a read. Thanks for coming everyone! And thanks to the HEI for co-hosting this event with us. You can read the Opening Statement by DS Director Scott Leckie here: FINAL Opening Statement by SL to DS Roundtable A Public Event featuring many speakers from the Roundtable on 'Bigger Slums or Better Homes? Solving the Global Climate Displacement Crisis Begins with Land will be held from 18:15-20:00 at the HEI's Auditorium Ivan Pictet…...