Climate change will probably trigger more human conflict, according to an article in the journal Science.
An examination of 60 separate studies, including one stretching back to 10,000 B.C., found that individuals, groups and nations are “substantially” more likely to become involved in physical conflict in hot weather and heavy rain.
Climate change is expected to drive up temperatures in many regions, which will “systematically increase the risk of many types of conflict” ranging from barroom brawls and rape to civil wars and international disputes, according to the article.The writer has a great pseudonym: Justin Doom. Just-in Doom. Just in, breaking news, doom. And gloom. Global warming.
Along with Becky and Josh, Justin will now join the Forrest Gump group.
Do you ever wonder how these research topics get funded? Yes, you are correct.