Water & Sanitation

Will Climate Change Lead To conflict or Cooperation?

Will Climate Change Lead to Conflict or Cooperation?

By Joel Jaeger
In conflict-prone regions such as Darfur, violence is sometimes blamed on climate change.

UNITED NATIONS, Aug 4 2014 (IPS) - The headline of every article about the relationship between climate change and conflict should be “It’s complicated,” according to Clionadh Raleigh.

Director of the Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project, Raleigh thinks that researchers and the media have put too simplistic a spin on the link between climate change and violence.