How climate change contributed to Syria’s civil war

MPR: A new study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academies of Science draws a connection between climate change and the civil war in Syria. A devastating drought in the region from 2007 to 2010 forced a mass migration to the cities. That dramatic social change fomented a rebel movement and government backlash that has killed more than 200,000 people since 2011, according to the United Nations. The Pentagon has listed climate change as a national security thread since 2010. Last......

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