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Kitty Lam, PhD; Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy


Migration, Climate Change, Border security


Climate Change and Migration by Gregory White details the newfound principles of Climate-Induced Migration (CIM) and how the current international field is combatting this emerging global issue. The reader’s journey begins with an understanding of the current system of both climate change and immigration in which White makes significant claims, stating that migrants live a bare life in which the “exist outside of state sovereignty” and thus do not have any rights or freedoms at all.



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