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.


Cover for: A double-edged eco sword

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?