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The link between climate and conflict in the Middle East

NatureClimate scientists have concluded that extreme weather and climate disasters will increasingly lead to wars in multinational states, especially in the Middle East and Central Asia, said in an article published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Natural disasters, climate-related, have a special breaking potential which manifests itself particularly tragic in ethnically diverse societies. Climate disasters do not cause the violence directly, but they can increase the risk of an existing conflict. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on July 26, 2016 in Global warming, Nature


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