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Migration and displacement in a changing climate

Binghamton University Libraries is excited to host a Zoom talk with Robert McLeman, Geography and Environmental Studies Professor at Wilfrid Laurier University. Dr. McLeman is a Coordinating Lead Author for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) working group on impacts, vulnerability and adaptation. He will join us for an October 15th lunchtime talk on:

  • current trends in displacements and migration due to hurricanes, floods, droughts, fires, etc
  • projected future risks (including sea level rise)
  • implications for the US (including displacements of people within the US, displacements of people in other countries who then migrate to the US)
  • possible responses (policies and practices)

Join us October 15th from 12-1pm on Zoom! Register online at https://bit.ly/mcleman


About Dr. Robert McLeman

Dr. Robert McLeman is Professor of Geography & Environmental Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Canada. His research focuses on how environmental change affects population patterns and community wellbeing, and has been published widely in books, scholarly journals and popular media. He has advised the World Bank, OECD, numerous UN agencies, and governments in North America and Europe on the implications of climate change for global migration patterns and security. Professor McLeman is a Coordinating Lead Author for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Sixth Assessment report on vulnerability and adaptation, where he and his team of international scientists are responsible for assessing climate change impacts on human health, wellbeing, migration and conflict.


Related LibGuide: The Sustainability Hub by Neyda Gilman

Friday, October 15, 2021
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)

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Neyda Gilman

Asst. Head, Sustainability & STEM Engagement;
Health Sciences Librarian