This article will outline briefly the rise of competing accounts of migration or displacement generated by climatic or environmental change, focusing on how the phenomenon has been constructed in rapid succession both in terms of crisis and ambiguity. It will then chart the international law discourse has responded to, and engaged with, this duality, before further exploring ramifications for legal developments emanating from both crisis- and ambiguity-based constructions of international phenomena.
|Number of pages||14|
|Journal||Australian Yearbook of International Law|
|Publication status||Published - 2012|