Video: Alexander Betts Interview – Climate change, state fragility & refugees (Climate Talks Ep 1)

Last week I spoke on zoom with Oxford Professor Alexander Betts about how the UNHCR and the global refugee system can adapt to incorporate the realities of climate migrations and state fragility, which are currently two of the biggest drivers of displacement. We also discussed his book, Survival Migration, and the impacts of Covid-19 on […]

Climate Change Will Drive the Largest Refugee Crisis in History

Watch the video analysis here: When the Berlin Wall fell and the Cold War ended, the world held its breath in anticipation as humanity entered a new era that promised a peace we had not known in history. Francis Fukuyama named this period “the end of history”. The end of a history of war, inequality, […]

Fast Fashion: Blood Garments and Climate Change

In 2013, the Bangladeshi factory of Rana Plaza collapsed, killing 1,134 textile workers who had begged not to be sent inside. The day before, the workers had spotted large cracks growing like vines up the building’s walls. They had reported it to management. But the high time pressures in the fashion supply chain would not […]