Can Natural Disasters Precipitate Peace?
Source: Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law, 2014
Author(s): Aleksandra Egorova and Cullen S. Hendrix
Though there is still debate over the specific contribution of climate change to violent conflict, the balance of evidence suggests climate change will likely be politically destabilizing across broad swaths of Africa and Asia, with natural disasters and climatic fluctuations linked to the outbreak of armed conflict. This brief considers...