Journal articles


Should I stay or should I go? Shaping international responses to climate change, disasters and displacement

Professor Jane McAdam

The world is facing the largest number of refugees since World War II – some 21 million people – but disaster-related displacement dwarfs the numbers forced out of their homes by conflict. It’s a trend that’s likely to continue as the impacts of climate change increase, writes Professor Jane McAdam in the latest issue of the Law Society Journal.

Forced Migration from Disasters


Jane McAdam, 'Forced Migration from Disasters', in World Disasters Report 2016: Resilience: Saving Lives Today, Investing for Tomorrow (IFRC, 2016) 21

Asylum in Australia: “Operation Sovereign Borders” and International Law


Joyce Chia, Jane McAdam and Kate Purcell, ‘Asylum in Australia: “Operation Sovereign Borders” and International Law’ (2014) 34 Australian Year Book of International Law 33–64 (published 2015).

International Law and Sea Level Rise: The New ILA Committee


Davor Vidas, David Freestone and Jane McAdam, ‘International Law and Sea Level Rise: The New ILA Committee’ (2015) 21 ILSA Journal of International and Comparative Law 397–408

Developing temporary protection in Africa


Tamara Wood, 'Developing temporary protection in Africa' (2015) 49 Forced Migration Review 23