Celia McMichael

Dr Celia McMichael is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Geography at Melbourne University. She is a human geographer whose research investigates human migration, environmental change and health. She has conducted field-based research in Australia, Peru, Fiji, Philippines and Nepal; she works closely with local co-researchers in fieldwork sites. Dr McMichael is an author and collaborator on the Lancet Global Countdown on Climate and Health. 

A doctor examines a woman patient at a mobile health clinic in Pakistan

Health and Migration in the Context of a Changing Climate

This review synthesizes research that has investigated the relationship between climate change, migration, and health since 1990.

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A man in coastal Bangladesh looks out over the sea which once was the land people in his village used to live on. Sea level rise related erosion is a common struggle for people in low-lying coastal areas of Bangladesh that pushes them to move, adapt and manage around. Credit: Sonja Ayeb-Karlsson

Estimating Population Exposure to Sea-level Rise and the Relevance for Migration

This review analyses global or near-global estimates of population exposure to sea-level rise and related hazards and examines subsequent estimates of population migration due to this exposure.

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52de5ba413ff6vulnerability - climate adaptation.


Guidelines and tools for assessing the social and biophysical vulnerability to climate change.
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