Returning to the language of ‘climate refugees’

In this opinion piece, ‘One good reason to speak of ‘climate refugees’ HELIX researcher, Francois Gemenne argues that Climate change is rooted in the inequalities between rich and poor; and migration is the mode through which these inequalities materialise, suggesting the language used to describe those migrating as a reaction to climate change affects the way in which they are perceived and treated by both politics and policies.