Did Climate Change Spark the War in Syria?

Care2: Could global warming have played a role in instigating the ongoing, and bloody, war that has been going on in Syria for nearly two years, resulting in the deaths of an estimated 70,000 and a million Syrians forced to flee from their homes, thousands to other countries? “Unprecedented food price rises” were “fundamental triggers” for the Arab Spring, writes Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed in the Guardian. A 2008 global rice shortage led to a steep rise in prices, setting off food riots in the Middle East,......

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