The First Climate Wars Have Already Begun

“A study by NASA found that between 1998 and 2012, drought in the Middle East was ‘the worst for nine centuries’.

Has this had an impact on the wars and conflicts that have affected the region?

Abdullah bin Yehia, Syrian representative to the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), thought so in 2008. In a report to the US State Department, released by Wikileaks, he predicted that drought in Syria and the resulting famine and displacement of populations would combine with other factors to create an explosive situation.”

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