Climate change affects us all yet not equally. The plight of those forced to migrate as a result – often called ‘climate refugees’, though not officially – has become contested ground between human rights/environmental activists and anti-asylum lobbyists. Could ‘ecologically displaced’, avoiding racialization, xenophobia and division, be a viable alternative?
Lydia Ayame Hiraide
is an editor and a Politics and International Relations doctoral researcher at Goldsmiths, University of London. Her doctoral research takes an intersectional approach to understanding contemporary environmental activism in the UK and in France.