Environmental Hazards and Migrations: a rejoinder and a plea for discourse awareness

  • Massimiliano Demata Università di Torino
Keywords: Environmental Migrations, Discourse Awareness, Language and Power, Environmental Refugees, Climate Change


The connection between migration and the environment has become a controversial topic in many areas of the public sphere, as nowadays we are witnessing changes in the discourses and languages evolving around, and feeding into, narratives of migration and the environment. This paper seeks to discuss the relationships between language uses and the representation of environmetal migrations.