Climate Refugee (2015; New York; 9 staff;

An independent, non-profit and created to bring attention and action to help people displaced across borders as a result of climate change. The organization defends the rights of people that are “displaced internally and across borders as a result of climate change”; documenting cases and producing reports. They identify cases, trends, gaps and policy recommendations, which they “leverage to meet with governments, the United Nations and relevant international organizations, media and corporations to advance changes in policy and practice that promote better understanding and safeguard rights and protections.”


Leadership: Amali Tower (Founder & Executive Director)