In the NewsGrist February 17, 2016

Can climate change cause wars?

For decades, psychologists have studied the links between temperature and aggression. Whatever the mechanism, it seems to be the case that with spikes in heat come spikes in violence. How can we understand this effect, and what might it mean for the risk of larger scale conflicts like war? This video features research from Lab co-director Solomon Hsiang of UC Berekely and co-authors on the links between climate and conflict.