A ‘climate war’ in Syria?
"This narrative assumes that there is a relationship between drought, migration and conflict. However, the connection is not so clear-cut. Our worry is that putting too much emphasis on the climate overlooks the role of political and socio-economic factors in determining a community’s vulnerability to environmental stress. Conflict is not inevitable in the face of drought."
Read the whole article in The Conversation, 21 July 2017: Is Syria really a 'climate war'?