Miranda Cady Hallett

Associate Professor of Anthropology and Human Rights Center Research Fellow, University of Dayton

How Climate Change is Driving Emigration from Central America

In the absence of coordinated action on the part of the global community to mitigate ecological instability and recognize the plight of displaced people, there’s a risk of what some have called “climate apartheid.” In this scenario – climate change combined with closed borders and few migration pathways – millions of people would be forced to choose between increasingly insecure livelihoods and the perils of unauthorized migration.

September 9, 2019