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Climate Variability and Conflict Risk in East Africa Measured by Boulder Team
October 22, 2012
A new University of Colorado Boulder study attempts to clarify the often-contradictory debate on whether climate change is affecting armed conflicts in Africa. The study, led by geography professor John O'Loughlin, concludes socioeconomic, political and geographic factors play a much more substantial role in these conflicts than climate change.
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