We’ve covered industries and species that climate change will affect, but is more war the next side effect of a warming world? A study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences ties warmer temperatures to higher incidence of civil wars in Africa. The scientists warn that the continent could see 54 percent more armed conflict—and almost 400,000 more war deaths—by 2030 if climate projections prove true.More at the link.
Tuesday, December 08, 2009
Study finds correlation between higher temperatures and violence in Africa
Posted by Hume's Ghost at 12/08/2009