We found significant differences for all the impacts we considered, says lead author Carl Schleussner of Climate Analytics and the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK). The team of researchers from Germany, Switzerland, Austria and ... Potsdam Institut für Klimafolgenforschung, 1 month ago
s and other "climate disasters" enhance the risk of war and conflict in parts of the world with "high ethnic diversity," according to a new study. In a news release on Tuesday, the Germany-based Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research ...CNBC, 1 day ago
Natural disasters and armed conflicts are a source of destabilization worldwide. In multi-ethnic countries, the two could be linked. Climate calamities could turn smoldering social tensions into conflict. Conflicts are rarely triggered by one ...Deutsche Welle, 2 days ago
Climate disasters like heat-waves or droughts enhance the risk of armed conflicts in countries with high ethnic diversity, scientists found. They used a novel statistical approach to analyze data from the past three decades. While each conflict is ...PhysOrg.com, 1 day ago
How ambitious is the world? The Paris climate conference last December astounded many by pledging not just to keep warming well below two degrees Celsius, but also to pursue efforts to limit warming to 1.5 degrees C. That raised a hugely important ...Counter Currents, 3 weeks ago What Would a Global Warming Increase of 1.5 Degrees Be Like? Resilience, 1 month ago
My years of research for Im Right, Youre an Idiot , as well as decades of experience in public relations, have persuaded me that we humans have a fickle relationship with facts. We paint a picture of the world according to facts that appeal to us, ...Peak Oil, 1 month ago
The Eighth Environment for Europe (EfE) Ministerial Conference convened from 8 - 10 June 2016, in Batumi, Georgia. Ministers and heads of delegations from 44 countries in the UN Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) region and the representative of ...IISD, 1 month ago
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