UCL Institute for Global Prosperity


The Mediterranean migrant crisis has climate change at its roots

14 July 2015

Coast Guard News

With the surge of migrants crossing the Mediterranean, and the tragic deaths of those who attempted the trecherous journey, politicians have come up with 'sticking plaster' solutions to the issue. Professor Henrietta Moore takes a look at the macroeconomic factors that might be pushing Syrians and other migrants away from their homes towards Europe.

Read Professor Moore's article in the Guardian.