Is Syria conflict a case study for climate change and hunger-related conflict?

by Geoffrey Mohan

Climate change contributed to the severity of a record-setting drought that led to agricultural collapse in Syria’s breadbasket region, pushing rural residents into crowded cities where the 2011 uprising against President Bashar Assad began, according to a study published this week in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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