Fragility, War, Genocide and Climate Change

The phrase climate change was originally created to soft-pedal global warming. A hotter planet doesn’t sound good, but, hey, climates change all the time - from winter to summer and back again.

But it turned out to be an accurate description for what’s really going on. Deserts are drying, wet places are getting wetter. Crops are dying, and so is livestock and in some places it’s increasingly unsafe to go out during the day?

So, how is this affecting human conflict? The assumption is that climate change will make things worse, but how much worse?

To tell us, we have Stanford Professor Marshall Burke, who has studied the issue extensively and written numerous papers on the subject.

  • Recorded 10/22/20

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