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'You Cannot Explain it by Chance': Climate Crises Can Fuel Armed Conflict


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'You Cannot Explain it by Chance': Climate Crises Can Fuel Armed Conflict

Nadia Prupis, staff writer

Climate-related disasters heighten the risk of conflict around the world, according to new research.

Armed violence is likely to rise amid drought, heatwaves, and other crises, particularly in countries that are already fractured along ethnic lines, finds a new report from Germany's Potsdam Institute, published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.


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"The amount of oil burned—and the burden of smoke released—increases whenever the Pentagon goes to war," he wrote.

Climate crises fuel armed conflict and vise versa. An effective way for nature to kill off excess humans?


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It could be unbearably hot in many places within a few years time:

http://arctic-news.blogspot.com


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Let us call Earth Future, Dune.


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I was down in CentCom in Tampa about 12 years ago talking to some military brass about climate change. They were VERY aware of it and the impacts it would have around the globe. The irony of their impact on the situation was totally lost on them. It was baffling to say the least.


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Upton Sinclair — 'It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends on his not understanding it.'