Climate change impacts on migration and labour market

Losonc, Krisztina (2012) Climate change impacts on migration and labour market. In: Price of unsustainability. Economic impacts of climate change. Aula, Budapest, pp. 121-147. . ISBN 978-963-339-029-0

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Floods, droughts and monsoons have always disturbed human settlements, but there are more settlements now and more people in the world. Therefore, if a natural disaster happens, more will suffer than ever before. Moreover, climate in the past several decades has been greatly degraded by anthropogenic activity. In some cases, the chain of causality of human influence on the climate is direct and unambiguous (e.g. the effects of irrigation on local humidity), though there are instances where it is less clear. Presently, the scientific consensus (IPCC, 2007) on climate change is that human activity is very likely the cause for the rapid increase of global average temperatures, more generally known as global warming.

Item Type:Book Section
Divisions:Faculty of Economics > Department of World Economy
Subjects:Environmental economics
Labour economics
Projects:TÁMOP 4.2.1/B-09/1/KMR-2010-0005
ID Code:1016
Deposited By: Ádám Hoffmann
Deposited On:22 Nov 2012 13:20
Last Modified:22 Nov 2012 13:20

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